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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
Sta. Cruz

Hon. Rufino B. Abrugar - Punong Barangay

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Geographic Location and Population
The barangay is situated along the provincial road between Barangay Tacla-on and Caga-ut facing the Leyte Gulf. It is located 14.648 kilometers northwest of the town proper of Salcedo, 20.648 kilometers of the town proper of Guiuan, and 86.648 kilometers south east of Borongan City, the capital City of Eastern Samar. Population: 194. Number of Households: 55. Neighbouring Barangays: Taclaon, Cagaut.
Disaster Vulnerability
  • Flooding: The Western and Southern parts, facing the Leyte Gulf, have portions which has LOW to MODERATE susceptibility to flooding.
  • Storm Surge: The coastal areas have high risk of storm surge.
  • Landslide: High grounds along the coast has moderate susceptibility, while some high grounds have low susceptibility to landslide.

What to do

Alert Level 0
  • Issue warning for possibility of flooding and landslide
  • 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 landslide
  • Preemptive evacuation of vulnerable sector
  • Distribution of relief goods
  • Avoid areas with possibility of flooding and landslide
  • Suspension of classes
  • Prohibition of travel & fishing activities
Alert Level 2
  • Issue warning for possibility of flooding and landslide
  • Forced evacuation
  • Distribution of relief goods
  • Suspension of classes
  • Prohibition of travel & fishing activities
Alert Level 3
  • Issue warning for possibility of flooding and landslide
  • 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
  • Barangay Hall
  • Health center
  • Day care center
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