Barangay Rizal

Barangay Profile

Barangay Rizal

HON. FREDERICK C. BALDO - Punong Barangay


Geographic Location and Population

Barangay Rizal is situated 2.5 kilometers from Quinapondan municipal hall and can be passed through the National highway approximately 13.2 kilometers going to Salcedo municipality. It is within borders on the East side of Barangay Naga, West of Barangay Poblacion 5, North of Barangay Buenavista, and the Southern part of Barangay Palactad.

Population: 620. Number of households: 150. Neighbouring Barangays: Naga, Poblacion 5, Buenavista, Palactad.

Disaster Vulnerability
  • Flooding: Southeastern parts facing Leyte Gulf plain and low elevation have MODERATE to HIGH susceptibility to flooding.
  • Storm Surge: No areas prone to storm surge.
  • Landslide: West portion with high grounds has LOW to MODERATE susceptibility to landslide.

What to do

Alert Level 0 (White Flag)

7 days before landfall, prompt the BDRRMC to call for a meeting and immediately activate its Emergency Response Committees. Through the barangay bandillo families should be preparing their Emergency Go Bags, people’s livelihood and properties. Stock filing of food, water, medicines and fuel.  Preparations in terms of funds of the BLGU the Quick Response Fund (QRF) from the BDRRM Fund. Coordination to the MDRRMC through the DEPED for the preparations of Evacuation Centers for school buildings and MSWD for the evacuation center and camp management.

Alert Level 1 (Yellow Flag)

3 days before landfall, BDRRMC to operate pre-emptive evacuation of high risk residents specifically the vulnerable sectors of People with Disability, Senior Citizen, Pregnant/Lactating Mothers and children at 0-5 yrs old, 6-12 yrs old and 13-17 yrs old to ensure orderly and safe evacuation. Securing of livelihood and properties and provision of evacuation sites of these assets.

Alert Level 2 (Orange Flag)

1 day before landfall,employ the Total Evacuation/Forced evacuation of the populace to the designated evacuation centers, Security provided to all evacuation sites and their assets.

Alert Level 3 (Red Flag)

Typhoon’s landfall, the community is expected to be already in placed at designated Evacuation Centers.

Safe Alert Level

1-2 days after the landfall, BDRRMC will launch clearing operation, damage assessment and need analysis (DANA), search and rescue and relief distribution. Safe Level Alert will be announced upon clearance by the BDRRMC and set the operation to bring the families back to their homes.