The Mines and Geosciences Bureau RXI conducted a vulnerability and risk assessment (VRA) and geohazard updating in the Municipality of Matanao, Davao del Sur.
As per record under the geohazard mapping, the Municipality of Matanao has barangays that are identified as high to very high to landslide and flooding. Barangay Asinan has very high to landslide in Puroks Duranta, Maligaya, Gumamela, San Francisco, Paitan, Waling Waling and Pag-asa. Barangay Poblacion has puroks that are high to very high susceptibility to flooding. Some of these puroks located in Brgy. Poblacion are: Mahayahay, Bayanihan, Sto. Niño, Purok Sampaguita, Pag-asa and purok Mauswagon.
After the conduct of VRA an information dissemination activity is conducted to inform the local officials and the residents of the geohazards present in the area for them to prepare mitigating measures in doing their barangay disaster risk reduction plan. The LGU was also advised to install markers and billboads in places indicating areas prone to landslide and flooding.