Butig

Today's weather in Salcedo

overcast clouds 29° C 29° C | 29° C 2.33 m/s 75 % 1009 hPa

3-day Weather Forecast for Salcedo

  • Sep 29, 2022 moderate rain 26° C
  • Sep 30, 2022 light rain 26° C
  • Oct 1, 2022 light rain 26° C
Barangay Profile
Butig

Hon. Eduardo E. Ogalino - Punong Barangay

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Geographic Location and Population
Butig is an island barangay, geographically located at the southern portion of the municipality of Salcedo. The barangay is bounded in the north by Leyte Gulf, on the Southey by the Municipality of Mercedes, on the East by Leyte Gulf facing Barangay Bua-bua, and on the West by Leyte Gulf, the nautical boundary between the municipality of Salcedo and Mercedes. Population: 228. Number of Households: 92. Neighbouring Barangays: Buabua, Balud.
Disaster Vulnerability
  • Flooding: The whole island has portions which have LOW to MODERATE susceptibility to flooding.
  • Storm Surge: The coastal areas have high risk of storm surge.
  • Landslide: Some high grounds along the coast have moderate 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
  • Macawile Residence
  • Abucot Residence
  • Maragrag Residence
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