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Robredo Goes Live in Bicol, Inspects Typhoon Rolly Damage

The Vice President is a Bicolana.
by The reportr team
Nov 2, 2020
Photo/s: Leni Robredo/Facebook

Vice President Leni Robredo went live on Facebook Monday as she inspected the devastation wrought by Super Typhoon Rolly on her native Bicol Region.

The Vice President represented Camarines Sur in Congress before she was elected to her current position in 2016.

Wearing a face mask and face shield, Robredo narrated how Rolly's winds blew off the roof of the Sabang National High School in Calabanga, Camarines Sur.

"Hindi ko maimagine paano nangyari," Robredo said to the camera in the live broadcast on Facebook. "Tingin ko, hindi lang ito dito, baka sa ibang bayan din nangyari."


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At least 10 people were killed in the aftermath of Rolly, the world's strongest storm so far this year. It lashed the Bicol and Southern Luzon regions with peak maximum sustained winds of 225 kph, enough to qualify as a super typhoon.

President Rodrigo Duterte is monitoring the situation from Davao City, where inclement weather prevented him from joining meetings in Manila, the Palace said.

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