Findings for Malasakit

The Malasakit toolkit seeks to assess the preparedness of a community in times of disasters and calamities. For its 2nd year, Malasakit was deployed in Barangays 402, 412, 429, 432, and 434 in Sampaloc Manila and Simon of Cyrene,a local organization for persons with disability located in Daraga, Albay.

How do barangays fair in terms of preparedeness for disasters and calamities?

In general, community members gave high ratings of their communities’ respective disaster preparedness efforts. However, there are areas that still needs improvement, particularly in terms of making disaster preparedness and response inclusive to vulnerable sectors such as children, elderly, pregnant women and Persons with Disability (PWD).

Early warning system and Information dissemination
Question: Our barangay uses early warning devices and information dissemination system during times of disaster or emergency.

Sampaloc, Manila

Simon of Cyrene-Daraga, Albay

Capacity Building/ Consultations and Evaluations
Question: Our barangay conducts disaster risk reduction-related meetings and assessment evaluation quarterly.

Sampaloc, Manila

Simon of Cyrene-Daraga, Albay

Infrastructure Management
Question: I always participate in barangay regular clean-up drive and fixing drainages in our area to ensure that no floods occur during the typhoon.

Sampaloc, Manila

Simon of Cyrene-Daraga, Albay

Logistic Support
Question: Our barangay has available facilities and services in our evacuation center(s) as well as emergency equipments during typhoon or flood emergency.

Sampaloc,Manila

Simon of Cyrene-Daraga, Albay

Inclusive DRR Planning
Question: To my knowledge, the barangay administration does not extend special care or help to senior citizen/elderly, pregnant women and person with disability (PWD) during the typhoon.

Sampaloc, Manila

Simon of Cyrene-Daraga, Albay

Food Supplies and Emergency Kit
Question: I always prepare food supplies and emergency kit needed by my family to survive in times of disaster.

Sampaloc,Manila

Simon of Cyrene-Daraga, Albay

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