There are a number of key risks affecting the Leeds area, as listed on the West Yorkshire community risk register published by the West Yorkshire local resilience forum. The risks are filtered from the national risk register, drawn up by central government, to show risks specific to West Yorkshire.
A copy of the West Yorkshire public community risk register 2013, together with a cover page explaining some of the terms used, and a 'heat-map' comparing all the risks, can be found in the related documents section.
These risks are prioritised and plans have been put in place to deal with them, by both Leeds City Council, and our key partners in the emergency services. The list includes: