Barangay General Malvar is a for distant barangay from the national road. It has a hilly terrain with its rich soil suitable for farming. Most of the barangay residents depends on farming of which their farm products are sold to the town proper of Catarman.
The participation pf the barangay residents based of peoples organization are strengthened in charting and planning their concernd and social opinions regarding issues and problems occurring within the vicinity of the barangay.
The barangay kagawad and purok leaders serve as counsel and representative of the Punong Barangay and the Barangay Council. Hence, the basic programs and services of the barangay are delivered by the barangay officials headed by the Punong Barangay Hon. Semon Peter D. Osserraos with the full supportive barangay kagawad members.