Palanas

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
Palanas

Hon. Sentino S. Uy - Punong Barangay

09393056871

Geographic Location and Population
Barangay Palanas is located in the western part of Salcedo, Eastern Samar. It is 1 kilometer away from the National Highway and it takes 10 -15 minutes from Salcedo to reach the Barangay. It is accessible means of transportation. It is bounded on the North by Barangay Naparaan, on the East by Barangay 02, on the West by Barangay Carapdapan and on the South by the seashore.The Barangay was divided in to 4 Purok & 4; Purok 1, 2, 4 . Purok 4 was divided into 2 Sitios; Pangdan and Agoho. Population: 911. Number of Households: 211. Neighbouring Barangays: Carapdapan, Naparaan.
Disaster Vulnerability
  • Flooding: The Southern part, facing the Leyte Gulf, has portions which have LOW susceptibility to flooding.
  • Storm Surge: The coastal areas have high risk of storm surge.
  • Landslide: The sloping areas have moderate susceptibility, while some high grounds have low susceptibility to landslide.

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 travel & fishing activities
Alert Level 2
  • Issue warning for possibility of flooding and storm surge
  • Forced evacuation
  • Distribution of relief goods
  • Suspension of classes
  • Prohibition of travel & fishing activities
Alert Level 3
  • Issue warning for possibility of flooding and 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

Address of evacuation center

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