Emergency & Savety
In the Netherlands there is a high standard of supplying each household with electricity and gas. Black-outs are very rare and resolved quickly if they occur.
However, should you experience one of below situations, you can call the national helpline:
National Helpline gas & electricity:
0800 – 9009 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for free).
If you smell gas
If you have or suspect a gas leak or loss of gas supply, leave the house and call the National Gas Helpline immediately.
If you have a power cut
If you have or suspect an electrical power cut, call the National Helpline on 0800 – 9009 to get up-to-date information.
They should also be able to let you know when the power will be back on.