Burak

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
Burak

Hon. Eduardo P. Felicen - Punong Barangay

09289912644

Geographic Location and Population
The barangay is situated along the coastal area of Pacific Ocean. It is located 16 kilometers northwest of the town proper of Salcedo, 37 kilometers of the town proper of Guiuan, and 106.1 kilometers south east of Borongan City, the capital City of Eastern Samar. Population: 1,005. Number of Households: 252. Neighbouring Barangays: Matarinao, San Roque, Lusod.
Disaster Vulnerability
  • Flooding: The Eastern part, facing the Pacific Ocean has portions which have LOW susceptibility to flooding.
  • Storm Surge: The coastal areas have high risk of storm surge.
  • Landslide: Areas along the mountain trench have moderate to high susceptibility, while some high grounds have low susceptibility to landslides.

What to do

Alert Level 0
  • Issue warning for possibility of flooding and 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 flooding and storm surge
  • Preemptive evacuation of vulnerable sector
  • Distribution of relief goods
  • Avoid areas with possibility of storm surge
  • Suspension of classes
  • Prohibition of fishing activities & travel
Alert Level 2
  • Issue warning for possibility of flooding and storm surge
  • Forced evacuation
  • Distribution of relief goods
  • Suspension of classes
  • Prohibition of fishing activities & travel
Alert Level 3
  • Issue warning for possibility of flooding and storm surge
  • Forced evacuation
  • Distribution of relief goods
  • Suspension of classes
  • Prohibition of fishing activities & travel
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
  • Burak Elementary School
  • Barangay Hall
  • Private houses
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