Flood hit residents in Mytholmroyd are calling for action from the Environment Agency ahead of the arrival of Storm Dennis this weekend.
They fear a repeat of last weekend's floods when hundreds of homes and businesses were inundated.
Yesterday the Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers visited the Calder Valley before she lost her job in theCabinet reshuffle today.
Hair salon owner Sue Slater was among those to meet the MP. Sue says the flood defences need to be a priority.