112 Awards Ceremony 2019

10 April 2019

Dubrovnik, Croatia
Masters of Ceremonies: Jennifer Baker & Brian Maguire

The 112 Awards Ceremony celebrates modern-day heroes. From incredible rescues and inspirational acts by citizens and emergency services, to public safety innovations and the use of technology for good, we reward those going beyond the expected to help people in danger.

We would like to congratulate all of this year’s awardees and thank them for inspiring all of us !

Below you can read all of their stories…


Rose Michael

Rose Michael

Marta Azevedo Silva

Marta Azevedo Silva

Winners of the 112 Awards 2019

Act of Bravery Award

Mamadou Gassama, France
Rescue of child hanging from balcony

International Cooperation Award

Ivan Karadzic, Denmark
Representing all international divers involved in Thai Cave Rescue

PSAP Achievement Award

Control Room Vest Police District, Norway
For rescue of tourist trapped in glacier

Rescue Coordination Award

Thai Navy SEALs, Thailand
For coordination of Thai Cave Rescue of 12 children

Citizen of the Year Award

Mahmoud Moussa, Greece
For rescue of 73 people during Greek summer fires

Exceptional Call Taker Award

Linda Mari Hammersland, Vest Police District, Norway
For rescue of tourist trapped in glacier

Team Bravery Award

Moo Pa Soccer Team, Thailand
For solidarity and courage during Thai Cave Rescue

Tech for Good Award

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS), UK
For the use of app technology to alert bystander first responders about emergencies

Young Hero Award

Lotta Englich, Germany, aged 11
For rescuing a baby in a swimming pool

Political Achievement Award

Dita Charanzová, MEP
For an outstanding contribution to public safety in Europe

Social Media Award

Instituto Nacional de Emergência Médica de Portugal (INEM)
For using social media to raise awareness of false emergency calls

Remarkable Rescue Award

Notruf Niederösterreich, Austria
For rescuing a crashed paraglider using Advanced Mobile Location (AML)