Know your risks

Everyone should be aware of and try to understand the types of risks we may face in West Yorkshire. In doing so, we can all ensure we take steps to be better prepared for any emergencies or major incidents.

West Yorkshire Prepared regularly carries out risk assessments to review the types of risks facing our region. A Community Risk Register (CRR) has been developed, which provides an overview of the risk areas within West Yorkshire, and aims to help communities be better informed, prepared and able to respond to an emergency. (The CRR is also available as a booklet and in accessible format).

The list below details the main risk areas for West Yorkshire:

Take some time to think about some of the emergency situations you could be faced with, and what you may need to do to become better prepared should the unexpected happen.

Our ‘Don’t Panic, prepare’ booklet covers many of the risks highlighted here.