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DISASTER VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT ON THE ISLAND OF BORACAY


(DISASTER VULNERABILITY INDEX)

RESEARCH INSTRUMENT
Type of Respondent:
____ (1) Municipal Official (Elected)
Island
____ (2) Municipal Official (Appointed)
the Island

____ (3) Barangay Official (Elected)

____ (4) Resident of the

____ (4) Barangay Official (Appointed)

____ (5) Businessman in

Direction:
Using the research instrument, ask the respondent the question one by one and put a mark using a marker on the
box that correspond to the answer of the respondent.

QUESTIONS ON THE VARIABLES OF


VULNERABILITY
1

Are there disaster mitigation programs/projects that


form part of the development agenda of the
Municipality that are being implemented in anticipation
of a disaster?
Are there disaster preparation programs/projects that
form part of the development agenda of the
Municipality that are being implemented in anticipation
of a disaster?
Are there disaster response program/projects that form
part of the development agenda of the municipality that
is regularly implemented after disasters?
Are there disaster rehabilitation programs/projects that
form part of the development agenda of the
municipality that is regularly implemented after
disasters?

PERCEIVED STATUS
None

Present but not


Fully
Implemented

Present and Fully


Implemented

None

Present but not


Fully
Implemented

Present and Fully


Implemented

None

Present but not


Fully
Implemented

Present and Fully


Implemented

None

Present but not


Fully
Implemented

Present and Fully


Implemented

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Are there localized policies on disaster risk reduction


management and climate change adaptation that have
been institutionalized?

Is there an established disaster risk reduction


management and climate change adaptation office in
the Municipality?
Are there established disaster risk reduction and
management council and climate change adaptation
councils in the barangays comprising the municipality?
Are there responsible personnel that carry out disaster
risk reduction management and climate change
adaptation policies, programs/projects in the
municipality?
Are there mechanisms/systems for disaster risk
reduction management and climate change adaptation
in the municipality?
Are there established networks/partners of the
municipality for disaster risk reduction management
and climate change adaptation?
Is there a regular fund appropriated or available in the
municipal budget for disaster risk reduction
management and climate change adaptation
programs/projects?

None

None

None

Available but
Inadequate

Present but
partially
functional
Present but
partially
functional

Available and
Adequate

Present and fully


functional
Present and fully
functional

None

Present but not


fully engaged

Present and fully


engaged

None

Available but not


Implemented

Available and
Implemented

None

Available but not


Engaged

Available and
Engaged

None

Available but not


adequate

Available and
adequate

12

Is the 30% local disaster risk reduction management


fund for quick response or relief operations adequate
and accessible

None

13

Is the 70% local disaster risk reduction management


fund for disaster risk mitigation and preparation
available and accessible?

None

Available,
Inadequate and
not fully
accessible
Available,
Inadequate and
not fully
accessible

Available,
adequate and
fully accessible
Available,
adequate and
fully accessible

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14

Is there a regular allotment in the budget for disaster


rehabilitation and reconstruction?

15

Is the fund for disaster risk reduction and management


and climate change adaptation accessible when there is
a disaster?

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17

Are there external resources identified and accessible


by the municipality to augment the local risk reduction
management and climate change adaptation?
Generally, what is the type of building materials used
for houses/dwellings of the people in the Island of
Boracay?

None

Available,
Inadequate and
not fully
accessible

Available,
adequate and
fully accessible

None

Available but not


fully accessible

Available and fully


accessible

None

Available but not


fully accessible

Available and fully


accessible

Light Materials

Concrete
Materials

Reinforced
Concrete
Materials

18

Are there available, adequate and accessible first


aid/medical facilities in the Island of Boracay in time of
disaster?

None

19

Is there available, adequate and accessible public


transportation system in the Island of Boracay?

None

20

Are there mobile phone transmitters with strong and


sustained signal in the Island of Boracay?

None

21

Are there available, adequate and functional evacuation


centers/facilities that can be used during emergencies
in the island of Boracay?

None

22

Are there emergency transportation facilities available


for use during disasters/emergencies in the Island of
Boracay?

None

Present,
Inadequate and
not Fully
Accessible
Present,
Inadequate and
not Fully
Accessible
Present but Weak
signal
Present,
Inadequate and
Partially
Functional
Present and
partially
Serviceable

Present and
Accessible
Present, Adequate
and Fully
Accessible
Present and with
Strong Signal
Present, Adequate
and Fully
Functional
Present and fully
Serviceable

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23

Are there adequate and functional back-up power


supply/generator that can be used during disasters in
the Island of Boracay?

None

24

Are there adequate search and rescue equipment that


can be used during disasters/emergencies in the Island
of Boracay?

None

25

Is there an adequate and accessible source/supply of


potable water in time of disasters/emergencies in the
Island of Boracay?

None

26

Is there an adequate and accessible source/supply of


food in time of disasters/emergencies in the Island of
Boracay?

27

28

29

30
31

Are there available and accessible relevant training


program on disaster risk reduction management and
climate change adaptation that is implemented in the
Island of Boracay?
Are there available and accessible information,
education and communication materials such as
brochures, posters, fliers etc, accessible to the public in
the Island of Boracay?
Are there emergency/disaster drills being undertaken
regularly in the Island of Boracay?
Are there available and functional online
communication (internet) facilities in the Island of
Boracay?
Are there disaster/emergency signages conspicuously
displayed in the Island of Boracay?

None

None

Present,
Inadequate and
Partly Functional
Present but Inadequate and
non-serviceable
Present,
inadequate and
not fully
accessibility

Present,
inadequate and
not fully
accessibility
Available, not
fully accessible
and not fully
implemented

Present, Adequate
and Fully
Functional
Present, Adequate
and serviceable
Present, adequate
and fully
accessibility

Present, adequate
and fully
accessibility
Available, Fully
Accessible and
Fully
Implemented

None

Available but
partially
accessible

Available and fully


accessible

None

Available but not


regularly
undertaken

Available and
regularly
undertaken

None

Available but not


functional

Available and
functional

None

Adequate but not


functional

Adequate and
functional

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32

Are there satellite communication facility (satellite


phone) that can be used during breakdown of mobile
and phone lines in the Island of Boracay?

None

Available but not


functional

Available and
functional

33

Are there posters containing the updated contact


numbers conspicuously displayed in public that can be
called for assistance or coordination during disaster in
the Island of Boracay?

None

Available, not
updated and not
conspicuously
displayed in
public places

Available,
Updated and
conspicuously
displayed in
public places

34

Are there available hazard maps distributed to the


barangays and posted conspicuously in the Island of
Boracay?

None

Available but not


fully distributed

Available and fully


distributed

None

Available but inadequate and


limited
serviceability

Available,
adequate and
serviceable

Available,
adequate and
fully accessible
Available,
adequate and
accessible

35

Are there warning devices adequately available and


functional in the Island of Boracay?

36

Are there adequate and accessible emergency supplies


and equipment in the different barangays that can be
used during disasters in the Island of Boracay?

None

Available but inadequate and not


fully accessible

37

Are there adequate and accessible technical support


personnel during disasters in the Island of Boracay?

None

Available but inadequate and not


fully accessible

38

Are there modern search and rescue equipment that is


adequate and accessible in the different barangays in
the Island of Boracay?

None

Available but inadequate and not


fully accessible

Far away to be
affected

Relatively Away
from Fault Line

Far from the Fault


line

None

Present but does


not overflow

Present and
overflow

39
40

Is the Island of Boracay near or within a fault line that


may cause earthquakes?
Is there a river or lake in the Island of Boracay that
overflows and cause flooding during heavy rains or
typhoon?

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Relatively Away
from the Coast
Line
Relatively Away
from the Danger
Zone
Relatively Away
from Striking
Distance
Moderately Prone
to
Flooding/Moderat
e Elevation
Relatively Away
from Power
Plants/Dams
Present but not
adequate

41

Is the Island of Boracay near coast lines or beaches?

Within the
Coast Line

42

Is the Island of Boracay prone to volcanic eruption due


to its proximity to a volcano?

Within the
Danger Zone

43

Is the Island of Boracay prone to landslide due to its


proximity/distance to Mountain Slopes

44

Is the Island of Boracay prone to regular flooding due to


its elevation considering water level?

45

Is there a power plant or dam in or near the Island of


Boracay?

Near Power
Plants/Dams

46

Is there adequate forest/tree cover in the different areas


in the Island of Boracay?

None

47

Are there adequate mangrove cover/trees in the


coasts/beaches of the Island of Boracay?

None

Present but not


adequate

Present and
adequate

48

Are there rock formations or islets in the coasts/beaches


that may serve as natural barriers to storm surges or
tsunami in the Islands of Boracay?

None

Present but not


adequate

Present and
adequate

No

Organized but
not functional

Organized and
functional

None

Organized but
Dormant

Organized and
Active

None

Partly Engage

Fully Engaged

49

50
51

Are the Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and


Management Councils and Climate Change Adaptation
Councils institutionalized, organized and functional?
Are there disaster related or disaster advocate
organizations, and groups in the different barangay of
the Island of Boracay?
Are the disasters related or disaster advocate
organizations engaged in the different barangays of the
Island of Boracay?

Within a
Striking
Distance
Prone to
Regular
Flooding/Low
Elevation

Far from the


Coast Line
Far from the
Danger Zone
Far from the
Striking Distance
Not Prone to
Flooding/High
Elevation
Far from the
Power
Plants/Dams
Present and
adequate

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52

Are there trained disaster management professional


and volunteers in the different barangays in the Island
of Boracay?

None

In-adequate and
Engaged

Adequate and
Engaged

53

Are there emergency drills and disaster preparation


projects that the people in the grassroots participate in?

None

Present but
Participation is
Low

Present and
Participation is
High

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!