Buabua

Today's weather in Salcedo

moderate rain 25° C 25° C | 25° C 2.18 m/s 89 % 1010 hPa

3-day Weather Forecast for Salcedo

  • May 21, 2022 light rain 27° C
  • May 22, 2022 light rain 27° C
  • May 23, 2022 light rain 27° C
Barangay Profile
Buabua

Hon. Donato C. Ecle - Punong Barangay

09394549335

Geographic Location and Population
Barangay Buabua is situated along the national road. It is the boundary between the municipalities of Salcedo and Mercedes. It is located west of the town proper of Salcedo, south east of Borongan City, the capital City of Eastern Samar. Population: 206. Number of Households: 905. Neighbouring Barangays: Balud, Alog, Bagtong.
Disaster Vulnerability
  • Flooding: No portion is prone to flooding.
  • Storm Surge: The coastal areas have high risk of storm surge.
  • Landslide: Areas along the mountain trench have high susceptibility, while some high grounds have low susceptibility to landslides.

What to do

Alert Level 0
  • Issue warning for possibility of storm surge
  • Listen to the weather forecast/update from TV & Radio
  • Put house support
  • Prepare important things, documents, appliances & put it in a safe area
  • Secure animals/livestock
Alert Level 1
  • Issue warning for possibility of storm surge
  • Preemptive evacuation of vulnerable sector
  • Distribution of relief goods
  • Avoid areas with possibility of storm surge
  • Suspension of classes
  • Prohibition of travel & fishing activities
Alert Level 2
  • Issue warning for possibility of storm surge
  • Forced evacuation
  • Distribution of relief goods
  • Suspension of classes
  • Prohibition of travel & fishing activities
Alert Level 3
  • Issue warning for possibility of storm surge
  • Forced evacuation
  • Distribution of relief goods
  • Suspension of classes
  • Prohibition of travel & fishing activities
Safe
  • Help clean the Evacuation Center
  • Advice evacuees to return to their homes
  • Lifting of fishing & travel ban
  • Assess damages
  • Mobilization for search & Rescue operation
  • Continuation of distribution of food packs
Evacuation Centers
  • Church
  • Daycare Center
  • Buabua Elementary School
  • 20 private houses
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