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The main risks to our region

Discover the most significant risks that could occur in the West Midlands.

This collective information is referred to as the Community Risk Register (CRR) PDF.

The information sets out what West Midlands responders and other partners are doing about the risks. It also outlines what the consequences of these risks are likely to be along with advice on what actions can be taken by the public to prepare for and respond to these risks.

The UK Government produces an assessment of the risks facing the UK that could cause a civil emergency.  Locally, responders identify, assess and prioritise the civil emergency scenarios.

The list below is the assessment for the West Midlands of the key risks that have the potential to cause a significant disruption to the region.