Guide Overview of emergency planning

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3. Risk assessment

We recognise there are a number of potential hazards that may exist in East Devon and we have based our emergency response plans around those hazards.

Hazards include:

  • flooding
  • severe weather
  • long coastline with commercial shipping
  • major transatlantic airline routes
  • the M5 motorway and A30 trunk road
  • Exeter to Waterloo railway line
  • Exeter Airport
  • Gas pipeline