Part I – Barangay Characteristics and Community Facilities

B. Service Institutions and Infrastructure


This section takes into account different information on the facilities, infrastructure, and resources in the barangay that can be government- operated, privately owned, etc.

Examine the presence of different types of facilities, namely: Health, Education, Service, Agricultural, Input Dealer, Water, Sources of Electricity, Credit Institutions, Tourism Sites and Destinations, Transport, Garbage and Waste Disposal Practices, and Modes of Transportation in the barangay. Each facility has subcategories e.g., Barangay Health Center, Hospital, and Maternity and Child Clinic under Health Facility.

The following information will be collected for each subcategory of facilities:

Presence of the facilityDoes this barangay have at least one (Type of Facility)?

For each of the facilities listed, indicate whether the identified subcategories are present in the barangay. Tick Yes or No as for the presence of the facility.

If the facility is present in the barangay, click on “Add Facility”. You will then be asked for the name of the facility, address of the facility, presence of other services/facility, name of the other service facility, and presence of government project facility completed in the last three (3) years.

Name of the facility

What is the name of the (Facility)?

Record the complete name of the facility. Do not abbreviate. For example, the PSA should be recorded as Philippine Statistics Authority.

Address of the facility

What is the address of the (Facility)?

Indicate the complete address, which should include the floor number, building numbers/name, if any, block/lot number, street name, zone, and/or village/sitio/purok name. Names of barangay, city/municipality and province should no longer be included in the field.

Presence of other services/facility

Tick Yes or No, whether there are other services/facility that is present in the same service/facility that is previously asked.

Name of other services/facility

What is/are other services/facility present in the (Facility)?

If other services/facility is present in the particular barangay facility, identify the facility and refer to the reference data below. Other purpose/s can be multiple responses. Write other codes in the remarks section.

0101Barangay Health Center
0102Rural Health Unit (RHU)/ Urban Health Center
0104Maternity/Lying-in Clinic/Birthing Home
0105Pediatric/Child Clinic
0106Medical Clinic/Diagnostic/Dialysis Center
0107Dental Clinic
0108Mobile Clinic
0109Botika ng Barangay
0110Botika ng Bayan
0112COVID-19 Quarantine/Isolation Facility
0113COVID-19 Testing Center/ Vaccination Site
0114Habilitation Facility
0115Rehabilitation Center
0199Others, please specify ____
0201Day Care Center
0202College/ University
0203Senior High School
0204Junior High School
0205Elementary School
0207SPED school/center
0208TVET institution/training institute
0209Alternative Learning System (ALS) Center
0299Others, please specify _____
0302Multi-purpose Hall
0304Police Station/Substation
0306Fire Station
0307Trial Court House
0308Public Plaza/Parks/Garden/Sports Facility (gymnasium, court, etc.)
0311Disaster Risk Reduction Desk/Office
0312Women’s Crisis Center
0313Violence against Women and Child (VAWC) Desk/Office
0314Go Negosyo Center
0315Persons with Disabilities Affairs Office (PDAO)
0316Office of Senior Citizens Affairs
0317Local Council for Protection of Children Office
0318Post Office/Postal Service
0319Evacuation Center
0321Public Market
0322Communal Toilet
0323Cemetery/Memorial Park
0399Others, please specify _____
0401Rice Mill (fixed and mobile)
0402Corn Mill (fixed and mobile)
0403Feed Mill (fixed and mobile)
0404Sugar Mill (fixed and mobile)
0405Mechanical/Electrical/Solar Dryer (coconut, rice, etc.)
0406Fish Landing Center
0407Agriculture produce market (permanent/bagsakan, and periodic/talipapa/weekend market)
0408Slaughterhouse/dressing plant
0409NFA warehouse
0410Commercial agriculture warehouse
0411Layer farm (poultry)
0412Hatchery for aquafarm species
0413Breeding/multiplier farm for livestock
0414Breeding farm for poultry
0415Nursery/greenhouse/screen house/nethouse
0416Veterinary/para-veterinary clinic
0499Others, please specify _____
0501Agricultural Supplies Dealer (feeds, fertilizer, pesticide, seeds/seedling)
0502Agriculture/fishery machine/equipment dealer
0503Boat/fishing gear dealer
0504Veterinary medicine dealer
0599Others, please specify _____
0601Deep Well (Level I)
0602Artesian Well (Level I)
0603Shallow Well (Level I)
0604Level II Water system (communal faucet system or standposts)
0605Level III Water system (reservoir, piped distribution within adequate network)
0606Water Refill Station
0699Others, please specify _____
0701Electric Company
0702Hydroelectric Power Plant
0703Geothermal Power Station
0704Wind Farm
0705Non-Renewable Power Plant/Station (Coal, Diesel, Natural Gas, Nuclear)
0799Others, please specify _____
0802Community/Barangay Cooperative
0803Microfinance NGOs
0899Others, please specify ____
0901Natural Sites (nature parks, reserves, zoos, aquaria, and botanical garden)
0902Tourist Attraction (museums, religious sites, historical landmark)
0903Theme/Amusement Parks
0999Others, please specify ______
1003Terminal (bus, jeepney, tricycle)
1099Others, please specify ____
1101Open Dump Site
1102Sanitary Landfill
1103Barangay Compost Pits
1104Material Recovery Facility (MRF)
1105Treatment, storage, & disposal (TSD) Facility
1106Waste-to-energy facility
1107Sewage Treatment Plant
1199Others, please specify _____

Presence of government project facilityIs the facility a government project completed in the last 3 years?

Tick Yes or No, whether the facility present in the barangay is a government project completed in the last three (3) years. //Will this not be redundant to the Part II - Infrastructure Development during that last 3 years

Operator of the facilityWhat type of institution operates the facility?

Identify which institution operates the facility among those in the list provided.

1Private (Business/Profit-Oriented) institution which is operated for profit and which requires a license issued by the department.
2National Government
3Provincial Government
4City/Municipal Government
5Barangay Government
National/Provincial/City/Municipal/Barangay Government facility means a facility, agency or area used for public purposes, and owned or operated by an instrumentality or agency of federal, state or local government.
6Government-Owned and Controlled Corporation (GOCC) is a term used to describe government-owned corporations that conduct both commercial and non-commercial activity. GOCCs both receive subsidies and pay dividends to the national government.
7Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)/ Non-Profit Institution Serving Household is an organization that is independent of government involvement. NGOs are a subgroup of organizations founded by citizens, which include clubs and associations that provide services to their members and others.
8Don’t Know if the institutions operating the facility are not on the listed types.
9None if the there are no institutions operating the facility.

In some cases, the question on the operator of the facility is automatically field. As an example, barangay health center will no longer be asked on the type of institution operating the facility since it is already identified to be operated by the barangay LGU.

If the facility is not present in the barangay, the distance of the nearest facility to the barangay hall and the type of institution who operates the facility will be asked.

Distance of the facilityWhat is the distance of the brgy. hall to the nearest facility?

If the facility is not present in the barangay, the distance of the nearest facility to the barangay hall will be asked. Identify the distance and refer to the following list below:

1Within 2 Km (Inside the City/Municipality)
2More Than 2 Km (Inside the City/Municipality)
3Within 2 Km (Outside the City/Municipality), Specify
4More Than 2 Km (Outside the City/Municipality), Specify
8Don’t Know

If the nearest facility is situated outside the city/municipality, indicate the province and city/municipality. If the distance is unknown to the respondent, tick Don’t Know. After answering this question, the system will automatically proceed to the question on the facility’s operating institution. To assist in the estimation of distance between the barangay and the service institution/facility, you may use Google Maps in another page of your browser or using your phone’s browser in new window. Simply pin the location of the barangay hall and the nearest service institution/ facility.

Be guided by the following instructions:

  1. Please record ALL facilities that are present in the barangay by adding additional rows for multiple entries. It is important that facilities are well- accounted so that the mappers will be able to locate easily the facilities within the barangay.

  2. Consider only the facilities that are currently operating/being used/utilized and located in the barangay whether private-owned, government- owned, etc, unless otherwise indicated. If temporarily not available/under renovation, still report the facility with appropriate remarks.

  3. In recording the facility, consider each facility by its main purpose. e.g., Schools with libraries should only be considered in college/university / senior/junior high school under Education Facility and not in Library under Service Facility. You may include the other purpose of the facilities in answering the questions, “Is there other services/facility present in the (Facility)?” and “What is/are other purpose/s of the facility?”. Enter the corresponding codes using the reference data.

  4. Further, a facility, may or may not be physically located within the barangay. Consider as present/available in the barangay persons or mobile trucks or vans regularly making rounds in the barangay or those who/which are available when called upon by the residents for inputs/goods or services. In such cases, enter the address if it is located/resident of the barangay, otherwise, place a “mobile” word in the field provided. Put remarks in the note section.

  5. In case the facility is located in 2 or more barangays boundaries, consider the official address (including the barangay) of the facility. In the absence of official address, record both in barangay. This will be discussed in the community validation after the data collection.

  6. In case of doubt, put remarks in the note section.

  7. Account each facility that is not included in the list in the “Others, specify” category. Correspondingly, complete all the fields thereafter.

I. Health Facility

RA 11223 defines health facility as a facility, “public or private, devoted primarily to the provision of services for health promotion, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and palliation of individuals suffering from illness, injury, disability, or deformity, or in need of obstetrical or other medical and nursing care.

Determine whether the following health facilities are present in the barangay: Barangay Health Center, Hospital, Maternity and child clinic, Private medical clinic, Botika ng Barangay, Botika ng Bayan, Dental clinic, COVID-19 quarantine/isolation facility, COVID-19 testing center, Habilitation facility, and Rehabilitation center. Kindly note that there are other important health facilities that may be listed under “Others, specify” category.

Each health facility is defined as follows:

A. Barangay health center is a health station that requires only the presence of a midwife either live-in or present only during office hours.

However, there are doctors on call. Barangay health station is a peripheral health facility that delivers basic services to a barangay with an estimated population of 5,000 and usually staffed by a midwife. (Source: 2020 CPH Supervisor’s Manual)

B. Hospital refers to a place devoted primarily to the maintenance and operation of facilities for the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals suffering from illness, disease, injury or deformity, or in need of obstetrical or other medical and nursing care.

The term hospital also refers to any institution, building or place where there are installed beds or cribs or bassinets for 24-hour use or longer by patients in the treatment of diseases, diseased-condition, injuries, deformities or abnormal physical and mental states, maternity cases, and sanitary care infirmaries, nurseries, dispensaries, and such other means by which they may be designated. This includes both government and private hospitals. (Source: 2020 CPH Supervisor’s Manual)

A government hospital is a hospital operated and maintained either partially or wholly by the national, provincial, municipal or city government, or other political subdivision, or by any department, division, board or other agency thereof. (Source: 2020 CPH Supervisor’s Manual)

A private hospital, on the other hand, is a hospital which is privately owned, established, and operated with funds raised or contributed through donations, or by private capital or other means, by private individuals, association, corporation, religious organizations, firms, company or joint stock association. (Source: 2020 CPH Supervisor’s Manual)

C. Rural Health Unit (RHU)/ Urban Health Center is a field health unit/center of local government units (LGUs) providing or making accessible under the direct supervision of at least one (1) physician, the basic health services for a city/municipality. (Source: 2020 CPH Supervisor’s Manual)

Rural health units are managed by LGUs that provide the basic health services for the population it serves, i.e.. control and monitoring of communicable diseases, promotion of maternal and child health, as well as giving communities access to medical care, among others.

D. Maternity/Lying-in Clinic/Birthing Home is a health facility that provides maternity service on pre-natal and post-natal care, normal spontaneous delivery, and care of new-born babies. (Source: Department of Health - Administrative Order No. 2016-0042)

E. Pediatric/Child Clinic is a health facility that is designed to provide optimal care to infants, children, and adolescents in a specific environment where parents were admitted and where the special needs of children were catered for.

F. Medical Clinic/Diagnostic/Dialysis Center

Medical clinic is a place in which patients can avail of medical consultation or treatment on an outpatient basis.

Diagnostic Clinic refers to licensed facilities where tests are done on the human body or on specimens thereof to obtain information about the health status of a patient for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases. (Source: RA 11223)

Dialysis Center or Hemodialysis Clinic a health facility doing medical procedures whereby the patient's blood is delivered by a machine to a dialyzer (filter) to remove metabolic waste and restore fluid and electrolyte balance (Source: Department of Health - Administrative Order No. 2016-0042)

G. Dental clinic is a place where a dentist performs dental procedures and treatments on patients. It can be found in hospitals and other health- related establishments. It is usually a single room housing all dental equipment and tools. Often, though not always, low-cost or free treatments are performed. For the purpose of statistics, dental clinics in establishments (e.g., dental clinics in schools and government offices) will not be recorded.

H. Mobile clinics or laboratories can be listed as long as it is regularly making rounds in the barangay and large part of the community is being served. A one-time medical/dental mission of specific organization should not be included.

I. Botika ng barangay (BnB) refers to a drug outlet managed by a legitimate community organization (CO)/non-government organization (NGO) and/or the Local Government Unit (LGU), with a trained operator and a supervising pharmacist. It also refers to a drug outlet wherein primary, non-prescription generic drugs listed in the Philippine National Drug Formulary (PNDF) and selected prescription drugs (Cotrimoxazole, Amoxicillin, Metoprolol, Captopril, Metformin, Glibenclamide, Salbutamol, among others) are sold/made available.

J. Botika ng bayan (BNB) is an outlet similar to BnB, but typically one per municipality, that uses the franchising business format. BNBs are flagship outlets of the Cheaper Medicines Program of the government.

In some instance botika ng bayan is located inside the community hospital, record both facility in hospital and botika ng bayan.

K. Pharmacy/Drugstore refers to drug establishments where registered drugs, chemical products, dental, medicinal and household remedies are dispensed directly to the general public on a retail basis. (Source: Department of Health - Administrative Order No. 2014-0034)

L. COVID-19 quarantine/isolation facility is designed to make sure potential COVID-19 carriers are kept separate from the public until they complete the mandatory 14-day quarantine period and be cleared to return home. It is designated for probable, suspect, and confirmed cases.

M. COVID-19 testing/ Vaccination center is a facility where a healthcare worker takes a sample from inside the back of one’s throat and nose using a swab for COVID-19 testing.

N. Habilitation facility. Residential habilitation center (RHC) means a community-residential facility certified to provide Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disability (ICF/ID) and/or nursing facility level of care for persons with developmental disabilities. e.g., Philippine Cerebral Palsy Center

O. Rehabilitation center focuses on an integrated approach to physical, social, cultural, spiritual, educational, and vocational measures that create conditions for the individual to attain the highest possible level of functional ability.

P. Other health facilities may include emergency facility, rural health units, laboratory and diagnostic centers, among others. Emergency facility gives immediate response such as ambulance services and pre-hospital treatment among others

II. Education Facility

Indicate the presence in the barangay of education facilities as enumerated below.

A. Day care center is a facility in a barangay where children who are three (3) to six (6) years old are cared for during part of the day by an accredited day care worker. A day care worker is a child care worker providing supplemental parental care and early childhood enrichment activities.

B. College or dalubhasaan is an institution of higher learning offering academic programs and usually pre-professional training leading to a bachelor’s/baccalaureate degree. (Source: CHED) Aniversity or pamantasan is an institution made up of an undergraduate that offers bachelor’s degrees and a graduate division that comprises a graduate school and professional schools, e ch of which may confer master’s degrees and doctorates. It is an entire socio- physical infrastructure comprised of schools, colleges, and institutes offering degree programs in various disciplines and levels. (Source: CHED)

C. Senior high school (SHS) is a school facility that offers two years of specialized upper secondary education. Students enrolled in this institution may choose a specialization based on aptitude, interests, and school capacity.

D. Junior high school (JHS) is a school facility that offers lower secondary general education programs and lower secondary technical-vocational livelihood programs. JHS schooling usually lasts of four (4) years.

E. Elementary school is a school facility that administers primary education programs which usually lasts for six (6) years. (RA 10533)

F. Preschool/Kindergarten is a facility that offers first stage of compulsory and mandatory formal education which consists of one (1) year of preparatory education for children at least five (5) years old as a prerequisite for Grade 1. (Source: RA 10533)

G. Special Education (SPED) school/center is a facility that provide access to basic education among children with special needs, namely, the gifted/talented, the mentally retarded, the visually impaired, the hearing impaired, the orthopedically handicapped, the learning disabled, the speech defectives, the children with behavior problems, the autistic children and those with health problems through the formal system and other alternative delivery services in education. (Source: DepEd)

H. Technical-vocational education and training (TVET) institution/ institute/center is a facility that offers technical-vocational education and training. It involves, in addition to general education, the study of technologies and related science, and acquisition of practical skills relating to occupations in various sectors of economic life and social life, comprises formal (organized programs as part of the school system) and non-formal (organized classes outside the school system) approaches. (Source: TESDA)

I. Alternative Learning System (ALS) Center or Community Learning Center (CLC) is a physical space to house learning resources and facilities of a learning program for out-of-school children in special cases and adults. It is a venue for face-to-face learning activities and other learning opportunities for community development and improvement of the people's quality of life.

J. Other education facilities may include Development Academy of the Philippines, as long as the specific facility/building/room/structure is created for that purpose. Ahese questions refer only to public and private institutions that offer elementary, high school, and college/university levels of education. Entities that offer private or tutorial services (e.g.,, review centers and language centers) are not considered here. Currently, most of the public schools are isolation/quarantine facility. In this case, record it in education and enter the other purpose of the facility. NOTE: Basic public education is still largely the responsibility of the central government, delivered through the Department of Education (DepEd), notwithstanding the devolution of many basic services to LGUs (Source: PIDS). The respondent should also take note that there are Non-DepEd Public School which refers to a public school offering basic education operated by an agency of the national government other than the DepEd, or by a local government unit. (RA 10533)

III.Service Facility

Inquire about the identified service facilities below.

A. Multi-purpose hall refers to a place to accommodate a variety of events or activities/gatherings and is usually situated in an accessible location.

B. Police station/Substation is the office or headquarters of a local police force. Kindly list also the police substations as long as there is a regular duty assigned in the post. C. Jail is a place of confinement detainees/prisoners, any fugitive from justice, or person detained awaiting or undergoing investigation or trial and/or pending transfer to the National Penitentiary, and/or violent, mentally ill person who endangers him/herself or the safety of others, duly certified as such by the proper medical or health officer, pending transfer to a mental institution. (Source: BJMP Comprehensive Operations Manual 2015 Edition)

D. Fire station is a facility where firefighting apparatus such as fire engines, fire hoses, and other specialized equipment are stored. List also fire substations.

E. Trial Court House refers to a court of law where cases are tried in the first place, as opposed to an appeals court.

F. Public plaza/garden/park/sports facility (gymnasium, court, etc.)

Public plaza or town plaza refers to an open area that offers amenities for relaxation. Public Park refers to a public garden surrounded by grass and trees, or a public area set aside as nature reserve. Government-owned playing courts such as tennis and basketball courts are considered as sports facilities.

Parks refer to an area of natural, semi-natural, or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats. Theme parks and other amusement parks shall be considered part of this operational definition. Theme Park refers to an amusement park with defined and designed space that features themed rides and attractions. (Source: DOT)

G. Disaster Risk Reduction Desk/Office refers to a facility which shall be responsible for setting the direction, development, implementation and coordination of disaster risk management programs within their territorial jurisdiction. (Source: Republic Act 10121: Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010)

H. Women’s crisis center pertains to a community center that offers services for people impacted by domestic violence and sexual abuse, and aims to transform a community through violence prevention. (Source: PCW)

I. Violence Against Women (VAWC) Desk/ Office is a facility that would address VAWC cases in a gender-responsive manner, managed by a person designated by the punong barangay. It is situated within the premises of the barangay hall. In the absence of a barangay hall, the VAWC Desk shall be established within the premises where the punong barangay holds office. (Source: Ordinance no. 0645 S. 2016)

J. Go Negosyo Center. Under the Negosyo Center Program, Go Negosyo Center is responsible for promoting ease of doing business and facilitating access to services for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). According to the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (which also refers itself to Go Negosyo), the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has set four types of Negosyo Centers with different features:

  • Model A (Ideal for provinces, cities, and first-class municipalities with 3 to 5 business counselors plus support staff). A facility includes a reception area with receiving counter, PBR kiosk, computers, lounge, and library; consultation and meeting room; working area; and a training room.
  • Model B (Ideal for second-class municipalities with 2 to 3 business counselors plus support staff). A facility includes a reception area, consultation and meeting room, and working area.
  • Model C (Ideal for third- to fourth-class municipalities with 2 business counselors plus support staff). A facility includes reception area and 3 desks.
  • Model D (Ideal for fifth to sixth class municipalities with 1 desk officer LGUs). The private sectors are encouraged to assign personnel to support the Negosyo Centers. They are also allowed to host the facility should they have available space that is accessible to more entrepreneurs.

Negosyo Centers are usually found in strategic areas convenient for the existing and would-be entrepreneurs, such as DTI offices, Local Government Units (LGU), academe, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), and malls. (Source: DTI)

K. Person with Disabilities Affairs Office (PDAO) is a facility where the policies, programs, services for persons with disabilities (PWDs) take place under Republic Act No. 10070.

L. Office of Senior Citizen Affairs is a facility which draws up a list of available and required services which can be provided by the senior citizens; maintains and regularly updates on a quarterly basis the list of senior citizens and to issue nationally uniform individual identification cards which shall be valid anywhere in the country; and services as a general information and liaison center to serve the needs of the senior citizens under Republic Act No. 9994.

M. Local Council for Protection of Children Office is organized as a council at the provincial, city, municipal, and barangay levels that serves as the umbrella organization for all children’s concerns.

N. Post office or postal service is a public department responsible for mail services. Postal service is said to be available in a barangay if there is a post office unit/service or a postman who handles the transmission or delivery of mails in the barangay. Postal services carried out by couriers (Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost), LBC, JRS, Air 21, 2GO, etc.) are included here. However, transmission or delivery performed by individuals, whether as a favor or for a fee, is excluded here. (Source: 2020 CPH Supervisor’s Manual)

O. Evacuation Center refers to a place where evacuees are brought before, during, and after calamities/disaster such as but not limited to typhoon, floods, landslides, earthquake, or fire for care, safety, and protection.

P. Library refers to a place where reference materials and daily newspapers are kept for free use by the public. This may also be known as information and reading center. Privately owned libraries in the barangay will only be included if they are open for the free use which are exclusive for the general public. School libraries for students, faculties, and alumni of the school are excluded. (Source: 2020 CPH Supervisor’s Manual)

Q. Public Market refers to a place, building or structure or any kind owned and/or operated by a city or municipality designated as such by their respective Sanggunians and dedicated to the service of the public in general and where basic food items and other commodities are displayed and offered for sale. The term also includes market stalls, tiendas, buildings, roads, subways, waterways, drainage, parking spaces, and other appurtenances that are an integral part thereof.

R. Communal Toilet is a room, booth or building with toilets, urinals and sinks intended for use by the general public for hygiene and sanitation purposes only. In reporting communal/public toilets, kindly exclude toilets located in the fastfood/restaurants, terminals and malls or other establishments.

S. Cemetery/Memorial Park refers to a burial ground, government or privately owned, that is open for the general use of the public. This is a place duly authorized by law for burying the dead. Memorial parks are included in this type of facility/service. (Source: 2020 CPH Supervisor’s Manual)

T. Other service facilities may include crisis intervention center, tourism information and assistance office, public markets, public cemetery, among others.

Crisis Intervention Center is a special unit operating on a 24-hour basis to serve as an action center to immediately respond to cases of individuals and families in crisis situations. It provides integrated services such as immediate rescue and protection, provision of direct financial assistance and referrals for immediate medical, legal, psychosocial services including temporary shelter to clients.

Tourist information and assistance centers are often located at strategic locations across the country, and are necessary to disseminate relevant information pertaining to the tourist locations and products and to assist tourists and tourism enterprises. (Source: RA 9593)

IV. Agricultural Facility

Indicate the presence of agricultural facilities that are defined below:

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  • A.Rice mill
  • B.Corn Mill
  • Rice/corn mill(fixed and mobile) is a machine which dehulls or polishes grains in one operation, generally producing a high proportion of broken kernels. Included in this category are rice/corn mills that have fixed location and those that are mobile. Rice/corn mills are also known as cono, rubber roll, or kiskisan (Source: 2012 CAF Supervisor’s Manual).
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C. Feed mill (fixed and mobile) refers to a mill in which stock feeds, which can be for livestock, poultry, and/or aquafarm species, are prepared. (Source: 2012 CAF Supervisor’s Manual)
D. Sugar mill is a machine for pressing out the juice of the sugar cane, usually consisting of three or more rollers, between which the cane is passed to produce raw or white sugar. (Source: 2012 CAF Supervisor’s Manual)
E. Mechanical/ Electrical/ Solar Dryer (coconut, rice, etc) is a power operated equipment or device used for drying grains by removing moisture from the grains to a level safe for storage or milling, normally at 14% moisture content. (Source: Revise Rules and Regulations of the National Food Authority on Grains Business)
F. Fish landing center is a facility where fish and other aquatic plants and animals are brought right after they are caught/gathered and are prepared for sorting. Fish catches all over the Philippines are typically landed in private, traditional, or government-owned landing centers. The government-owned landing centers are fish ports managed either by the Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) or by Local Government Units (LGUs) or jointly managed by both. (Source: 2012 CAF Supervisor’s Manual)
G. Agriculture produce market (permanent/bagsakan and periodic/talipapa/weekend market) is a place or building where farmers bring their produce or harvest for purposes of trading or private purchase and sale. The market may be operational every day or only on certain days of the week. This place is commonly known as “bagsakan” or “bulungan”. (Source: 2012 CAF Supervisor’s Manual)
H. Slaughterhouses/dressing plants is a facility where animals are slaughtered before they are processed as food products for consumption.
I. **National Food Authority (NFA) warehouse is a storage area for low-priced basic food, e.g., NFA rice, that are sold to NFA licensed retailers associations.
J. Commercial agriculture warehouse is a facility that has storage structures for the protection of the quantity and quality of agricultural commodities.
K. Layer farm (poultry) is where the layer farm sequence takes place. This procedure starts when female chicks are raised into pullets for commercial egg production.
L. Hatchery for aquafarm species refer to facilities where brood stock of eggs are hatched and reared into fry in a body of water (artificial or natural) contained in tanks or ponds under controlled condition in fresh and/or saltwater environment.
  • M. Breeding/multiplier farm for livestock
  • N. Breeding farm for poultry Breeding/multiplier farm for livestock and breeding farm poultry are establishments for selective breeding/reproduction of livestock and/or poultry.
O. Nursery/greenhouse/screen house/nethouse A nursery is a place where young plants, trees, or vines are propagated for purpose of transplanting. It could be in an open area or under a protective cover. Some nurseries specialize in one or more specific phase of the process of growing plants: propagation, growing out, or retail sale; or in one or more type of plant: groundcover, shade plant, fruit tree, or rock garden plant. A greenhouse, screenhouse or nethouse is a building where plants are grown. A greenhouse is a structure with different types of covering materials, such as glass or plastic roof and frequently has glass or plastic walls. It heats up because incoming visible radiation from the sun are absorbed by the plants, soil, and other things inside the building. A screenhouse uses screens as covering materials for the roof and walls to protect the plants usually under nursery. A nethouse, on the other hand, uses nets (such as fishnets) as covering materials
P. Veterinary/para-veterinary clinic. Animal health services are typically provided by a network of regional and provincial veterinarians and para-veterinarians. Para-veterinarians are veterinary paraprofessionals commonly known as livestock inspectors, meat inspectors, and agricultural technicians employed by LGUs who are trained by government veterinarians, though not recognized yet by the veterinary statutory body, to reach municipalities/cities that are located in remote areas.

Q. Other agricultural facilities, specify

Please include here facilities that research and/or provide assistance for sericulture, apiculture, cut flower production and ornamental plants, as well as post-harvest support services among others.

V. Input Dealer

Different types of input dealers are:

A. Agricultural Supplies Dealer (Feeds, Fertilizer, Pesticide, Seed/ Seedlings)

  • An agricultural input dealer is defined as any establishment that sells any type of agricultural input such as fertilizer, pesticide, seeds, and feeds. It includes small transient retailers to agricultural input wholesalers.

  • Fertilizer dealer is a person or establishment who/that sells fertilizers to farmers or farm operators. A fertilizer is any organic or inorganic material/substance of natural or synthetic origin, which is applied to the soil, irrigation water, or hydroponic medium to supply plants with nutrients or enhance plant growth. Excluded in this category are persons/establishments who/that sells chicken dung and other animal manure as fertilizer.

  • Pesticide dealer is a person or establishment who/that sells pesticides to farmers or farm operators. A pesticide is a substance or mixture of substances intended to repel, mitigate, control, or destroy diseases and pests in plants or animals, and prevent any harm to agricultural commodity during the production, storage, transport, processing, and/or marketing phase. Included in this category are dealers of weedicides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides, insecticides, and other biopesticides.

  • Seeds/seedling dealer is a person or establishment who/that supplies seed inputs to farmers or farm operators.

  • Feeds dealer is a person or establishment who/that supplies processed food products for livestock and/or poultry. Also included in this category are aquaculture feeds dealers.

B. Agriculture/fishery machine/equipment dealer is a person or establishment who/that sells machinery and equipment for the production, harvesting, processing, storage, manufacture, preserving, transporting, and distribution of agricultural and fisheries products.

C. Boat/fishing gear dealer is a person or establishment who/that supplies boat, gears, and equipment used for fishing.

D. Veterinary medicine dealer is a person or establishment who/that supplies veterinary medicines for livestock, poultry, and even animal species cultured in aquafarms.

E. Other input dealers, specify agricultural dealer that do not fall in any dealer above.

For purposes of the CBMS, a “Yes” answer should refer to those input dealers who/which are currently existing and in operation in the barangay. As such, input dealers which are temporarily or permanently closed or non-operational at the time of the visit should no longer be listed as facility in the barangay.

Further, an input dealer may or may not be physically located within the barangay. Consider as present/available in the barangay persons or mobile trucks or vans regularly making rounds in the barangay or those who/which are available when called upon by the residents for inputs/goods or services. In such cases, enter the address if it is located/resident of the barangay, otherwise, place a “mobile” word in the address field provided (e.g.,, 005 P.Tuazon St. – mobile).. Put remarks in the note section.

VI. Water Facility

Inquire about the water facilities as listed below.

Department of Health defines Level I water facility is a protected well or a developed spring with an outlet but without distribution system, generally adaptable for rural areas where the houses are thinly scattered. A Level I facility normally serves around 15 households.

Deep well, artesian well and shallow well are examples of Level I water facility.

A. Deep well (Level I) Water is taken from a tubed/piped well, which is at least 100 feet (5 pcs. of 20-feet pipes) or 30 meters deep


B. Artesian well (Level I) Water is taken from a tubed/piped well, which is less than 100 feet deep.


C. Shallow well (Level I) water is taken from a well, which may be provided with a protective device against contamination or pollution.

D. Water refill station. These are water stations that refill and sell purified/distilled water in bottles, gallons, or any other containers.

For the succeeding water facilities/systems below, indicate whether the source is located in the barangay or not. Tick Yes or No.

E. Level II water system (Communal faucet system or standposts).

It is a water supply facility composed of a source, a reservoir, a piped distribution network with adequate treatment facility, and communal faucets. One faucet usually serves 4 to 6 households. Generally, it is suitable for rural and urban fringe areas where houses are clustered densely to justify a simple piped system. The definition was modified with the inclusion of the underlined phrase “with adequate treatment” to emphasize that source of water supply has passed the Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water.

F. Level III water system (reservoir, piped distribution within adequate network).

This is a water supply facility with a source, a reservoir, a piped distribution network with adequate treatment facility and household taps. It is generally suited for densely populated urban areas. The definition was modified with the inclusion of the underlined phrase “with adequate treatment” to emphasize that source of water supply has passed the Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water.

G. Others, specify - water facilities that do not fall in any facility above.

Include only water facilities that are used publicly or by the community. Thus, individual household deep wells, for instance, are excluded. It is recognized that some water facilities do not have name, in such cases, record the name of the nearest household or the name it was known for.

VII. Source of Electricity

Tick Yes or No, whether electricity is being used in the barangay. If the answer is No, the system will automatically proceed to Credit Institutions section.

If electricity is being used in the barangay, include all the available source of electricity used by the households in the barangay. Electric cooperatives are included.

A. Electric company is a firm that engages in the electricity generation and distribution for sale generally in a regulated market.

An electrical substation is a subsidiary station of an electricity generation, transmission and distribution system. Substations take the electricity from power plants and from the transmission lines and transform it from high to lower voltage. They distribute electricity to consumers and supervise and protect the distribution network to keep it working safely (CBMS Handbook)

B. Hydroelectric Power Plant shall refer to an electric-power-generating plant which: (a) utilizes the kinetic energy of falling or running water (run-of-river hydro plants) to turn the turbine generator producing electricity. (Source: RA 7156)

C. Geothermal Power Station shall refer to an electric-power-generating plant which uses machines or other equipment that converts geothermal energy into useful power. (Source: Republic Act No. 9513)

D. Wind Farm shall refer to an electric-power-generating-plant which uses machines or other related equipment that convert wind energy into useful electrical or mechanical energy. (Source: Republic Act No. RA 9513)

E. Non-Renewablez Power Plant/Station (Coal, Diesel, Natural Gas, Nuclear)

F. Others, specify - Other electricity sources.

Sources of Electricity available in the barangay hall.

Tick Yes or No if the following sources is/are available and/or used in the barangay hall:

A. Generator is used for providing source of temporary and transportable electric power. It is commonly used in building and construction areas, onboard electric power for boats, and during prolonged power cuts and outages.


B. Solar is an alternative energy source. Solar power uses solar panels to convert the sunlight into usable energy.


C. Battery is another source of power that typically does not last long. It is usually used only to power lights.


VIII. Financial and Credit Institutions

Tick Yes or No whether there are any financial and credit institutions operating in the barangay. If the answer is No, tick No and the system will automatically proceed to Tourism Sites and Destination section.
If there are financial and credit institutions within the barangay, tick Yes or No in the following selections as per availability of the institution.

A.Bank is an establishment that engages in financial service activities and insurance, reinsurance, and pension funding and activities to support financial services. Activities of holding assets, such as activities of holding companies, trusts, funds, and similar financial entities are included in this kind of establishment.

B.Community/Barangay Cooperative are groups or associations voluntarily formed by people to meet their socio-economic needs. Members pay their dues like membership fees and regular contributions which in turn are used by the group to grant loans and provide other financial services to its members.

C.Microfinance NGOs are nonprofit voluntary citizens’ group which is organized on a local, national, or international level. Task-oriented and driven by people with common interest, NGOs perform a variety of service and humanitarian functions: bring citizen concerns to governments, advocate and monitor policies, and encourage political participation through the provision of information. For the purpose of CBMS data collection, only NGOs who serves as credit institution will be listed. (e.g.,, CARD, ASA)

D.Pawnshops is a duly organized and licensed pawnshop has, in general, the power to engage in the business of lending money on the security of personal property.

E.Other credit institutions- facilities that do not fall in any facility above.

IX.Tourism Sites and Destinations

Presence of Tourism Site and Destinations - Are there any of the tourism sites and destination present in the barangay? Tick Yes or No whether there are any tourism sites and destination present in the barangay. If the answer is No, tick No and the system will automatically proceed to Transport Facility section.

Tourism sites are the specific places which tourists come to see and experience. A tourism site/destination may be an existing natural attraction (volcano); an area of natural scenic beauty (national park); or man-made attraction (heritage structure, beach/golf resort). It can also be a site or area for potential development or enhancement for tourism such as a green field site for a new resort, or a coastal area, which could be designated as a marine park. (Source: Tourism Guidebook for Local Government Units) If there are tourism site and destinations present within the barangay, tick Yes or No in the following selections as per availability. The tourism sites and destinations that are present in the barangay, which can be, but not limited to, the following:

A. Natural sites (nature parks, reserves, zoos, aquaria, and botanical garden) refer to natural features, geological, and physiographical formations and delineated areas that constitute the habitat of threatened species of animals and plants, and sites of value from the point of view of science, conservation, or natural beauty. It includes nature parks and reserves, zoos, aquaria, and botanical gardens. (Source: DOT Memorandum Circular No. 2020-011) B.Tourist Attraction (museums, religious sites, historical landmark)

Tourist Attraction refers to a place of interest where tourists visit, typically for its inherent and/or exhibited natural or cultural value, historical significance, natural or man made features, offering leisure and education.

Examples of these are museums, religious site, and historical landmarks.

A Historical landmark refers to a structure that has significant historical, architectural, or cultural meaning and that has been given legal protection from alteration and destruction. (Source: DOT Administrative Order No. 2020-009)

C. Theme/Amusement Parks refers to an amusement park with defined and designed spaced that features themed rides and attractions. (Source: DOT Administrative Order No. 2020-009)

D. Other Tourism Site/Attraction – sites/facilities/attractions that do not fall in any facility above. Examples of these are pasalubong centers, entertainment, convention and exhibition venues, malls/commercial centers, activity centers, famous wellness and leisure spots.

Tourism Activity Engagement - Does your barangay engage in tourism activities.

Tourism Activity refers to the activity of travelers visiting the barangay, given that the traveler is a visitor taking a trip to a destination outside his/her usual residence/environment. (IRTS 2008, para 2.9)

Tick Yes or No if tourism activity is present in the barangay.

X. Transport Facility

In this section, it is asked if there is any seaport and/or airport located in the barangay. Tick Yes or No as per the presence/availability of the facility in the barangay.

Pta. Seaport refers to a terminal and an area within which ships are loaded and/or where cargoes are discharged. It includes a usual place where ships wait for their turn or are ordered or obliged to wait for their turn. It is a place where goods and passengers transfer between ship and shore. As such, it commonly occupies a site where there is adequate sheltered water. Commonly called a “pier” or “fish port”, only those which are in operation at the time of the interview should be considered in this item.

The classifications of ports included for this purpose are the following:

  • Commercial public port – port owned and operated by the government, constructed primarily to serve the needs of the general public, and generally caters to vessels of more than 30 tons.

  • Feeder port – a port constructed primarily to provide linkages among neighboring small islands and nearby urban centers. This port generally caters to few passengers and small fishing vessels

  • Fishing port – a port which primarily serves the fishing industry, either within the area, or may be regional in scope, servicing the main collection and distribution center for fish.

Private ports are included in this facility. Record the information and select “Private” for the type of institution that operates the facility. Ptb. Airport refers to a port for the takeoff, landing, and maintenance of planes, with facilities for passengers. Include also the non-commercial airports.

Ptc. Terminal (bus, jeepney, tricycle) refers to an off-street area where passengers board and alight, usually located at the start and end of a route. In this section, it is also asked whether there is any seaport, or airport, or terminals for public transport located in the barangay. If such is present in the barangay, provide complete information on items PT1 to PT3, i.e., the names, address, and operating institution of the seaport, or airport, or terminals for public transport in the barangay.

XI. Garbage and Water Disposal Facility

Indicate the presence of garbage and waste disposal facilities, equipment, and practices in the barangay. The community garbage management facilities are the following:

A. Open dump site refers to a disposal area wherein the solid wastes are indiscriminately thrown or disposed of without due planning and consideration for environmental and health standards.


B. Sanitary landfill refers to a waste disposal site designed, constructed, operated and maintained in a manner that exerts engineering control over significant potential environmental impacts arising from the development and operation of the facility.


C.Compost pits refer to the controlled decomposition of organic matter by micro-organisms, mainly bacteria and fungi, into a humus-like product.


D.Material recovery facility (MRF), also known as materials reclamation facility or materials recycling facility, includes solid waste transfer station or sorting station, drop-off center, a composting facility, and a recycling facility. (Source: RA 9003)


E.Waste-to-energy (WTE) facility refers to the area where the wastes to energy operations are housed. WTE refers to the energy recovered from waste, usually the conversion of non-recyclable waste materials into usable heat, electricity or fuel through a variety of processes. (Source: DENR)

F.Sewage treatment plant refers to a facility designed to receive the wastewater from domestic sources and to remove materials that damage water quality and threaten public health and safety when discharged into receiving streams or bodies of water.

G.Treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) facility refers to where hazardous wastes are stored, treated, recycled, reprocessed, and/or disposed. Storage refers to the interim containment of solid waste after generation and prior to collection for ultimate recovery or disposal. Disposal refers to the discharge, deposit, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any solid waste into or in any land. (Source: Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Philippine Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000)

H.Other garbage and waste disposal facilities, specify These may include buy-back centers, transfer stations, among others.

RA 9003 defines the following:

  • Buy-back center shall refer to a recycling center that purchases or otherwise accepts recyclable materials from the public for the purpose of recycling such materials.

  • Transfer stations shall refer to those facilities utilized to receive solid wastes, temporarily store, separate, convert, or otherwise process the materials in the solid wastes, or to transfer the solid wastes directly from smaller to larger vehicles for transport. This term does not include any of the following:

    • a facility whose principal function is to receive, store, separate, convert, or otherwise process in accordance with national minimum standards, manure;

    • a facility, whose principal function is to receive, store, convert, or otherwise process wastes which have already been separated for re-use and are not intended for disposal; and

the operations premises of a duly licensed solid waste handling operator who receives, stores, transfers, or otherwise processes waste as an activity incidental to the conduct of a refuse collection and disposal business.

Garbage and Waste Disposal Equipment and Practices

WD1: Are the following waste collection equipment available in the barangay?

It refers whether each collection equipment below is available in the barangay, tick Yes or No depending on the availability of each.

  • Collection Trucks
  • Waste Collection Bins
  • Incinerators

Choose “Add Entry” under “Others, Specify” and type-in the waste equipment name and count if there are other Waste Collection Equipment that is being used in the barangay

WD2: How many units are owned and being used by the barangay?

If the collection equipment is available, ask further the number of units owned and being used by the barangay.

The types of waste collection equipment are as follows:

A. Collection trucks



B. Waste collection bins – sacks, recycled tires turned garbage bin can also be included here.


Incinerator is furnace for burning waste. It has stack emission controls and is subject to strict regulations regarding handling and disposal of ash and residuals from stack emission controls. Although waste burning in the Philippines is prohibited under the country’s Clean Air Act3, some private companies make use of waste incinerators to produce electricity.


Others, specify

List down in this category all responses that do not fall in any categories above.

Classification of solid waste in accordance with the DENR is as follows:

A. Biodegradables are wastes that undergo biological degradation under controlled conditions and can be turned into compost (soil conditioner or organic fertilizer). Examples include food waste, animal waste and entrails, and plant and tree parts and trimmings.

B. Recyclables refer to any waste retrieved from the waste stream and free from contamination that can still be converted into suitable beneficial use. Examples paper, cardboard, scrap metal, aluminum, tin cans and glass.

C. Residuals (non-hazardous industrial waste) are wastes that are non-compostable and non-recyclable. e.g., sanitary napkins, disposable diapers, candy wrappers, sachets, milk/juice cartons, worn-out clothes and rugs.

D. Special wastes refer to household hazardous wastes. These include paint and other materials, batteries, medical/clinical waste, electrical waste, chemical wastes, worn-out furniture and appliances, oil, tires, etc.

WD3: Who primarily collects the garbage from households?

It refers on who primarily collects garbage from households in their barangay. Choose from the list below and record only one answers.

1Municipal Collector
2Barangay Collector
3Private Collector (Establishment)
4“Bote Dyaryo”, Waste Pickers or Garbage Scavengers
5Others, Specify

If “Others, specify” is selected, click on “Add Entry” and please provide details.

If categories 1-4 and 9 are selected, the respondent is also requested to provide details on the garbage collection system on the NOTES/REMARKS section of the questionnaire.

WD4: How often are garbage collected from households?

2Thrice a week
3Twice a week
4Once a week
5Others, Specify

If categories 1 to 4 is selected, it is also requested to provide further details on the garbage collection system on the NOTES/REMARKS section of the questionnaire. If the respondent says “Others, specify”, kindly provide the details on the space provided for the said category

WD5: Does this barangay collect garbage from households even if these are not properly segregated?

It refers to whether the barangay collect garbage that are not properly segregated from households. Tick Yes, No or Not Applicable as per the practice in garbage collection in the barangay. The “Not applicable” can be selected if there is no garbage collection system being implemented in the barangay.

WD6: Does this barangay pay the municipal/city/provincial LGU for waste management services?

This refers if the barangay pays the municipal/city/provincial LGU for waste management services. Tick Yes or No Payment Fee as provided by the respondent. If the answer is “No Payment Fee”, the system will automatically proceed to WD8. WD7: How much does the barangay pay for waste management services for the whole year (in PhP)?

If it is answered Yes in WD6, put in how much the barangay pays for waste management services for the whole year (in PhP) on the space provided.

WD8: Is the current garbage collection system able to serve the whole barangay?

This refers to whether the current garbage collection system is able to serve the whole barangay. Tick Yes, No or Not applicable as provided by the respondent. If the answer is No, the system will automatically proceed to Mode of Transportation section. The “Not applicable” category can be selected if there is no garbage collection system being implemented in the barangay.

WD9: What specific areas (zone/purok/sitio) are not reached by the barangay and city/municipal garbage collectors?

If it is answered Yes in WD8, list the specific areas in the barangay (zone/purok/sitio) that are not reached by the barangay and city/municipal garbage collectors and record the answers on the space provided.

Probe further on the reasons behind not being able to cover all areas in the barangay. Record in NOTES/REMARKS section the reasons for not being able to cover all areas in the barangay.

XII. Mode of Transportation

TF1. Is (MODE OF TRANSPORTATION) available or in operation in the barangay?

Tick Yes if the mode of transportation is available in the barangay, otherwise, choose No. If the barangay does not have any terminal station, but the mentioned mode of transportation can be accessed/used by barangay residents, tick yes for that specific transportation.

Inquire about the identified modes of transportation below.

Mode of TransportationPicture
A. Bus
B. Taxi
C. TNVS car - Grab (as seen in the picture below), MiCab, etc.
D. TNVS motorcycle - Joyride, Angkas (as seen in the picture below
E. Van/FX
F. Jeepney
G. Tricycle
H. Pedicab
I. Boat/Motorized Banca
K. Motorcycle e.g., Habal-habal, skylab, etc.
L. Others, specify e.g., railway trolley.

TF2: What is the distance of the barangay hall to the nearest public land transport or railroad terminal? (in kms)

It refers to the distance of the nearest public land transport or railroad terminal in the barangay. Terminal may include bus terminal, tricycle terminal or alike. Specify the distance in kilometer. To assist in the estimation of distance, you use Google Maps in another page of your browser or using your phone in new window. Simply pin the location of the barangay hall and the nearest public land transport facility.

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