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LOOK: Robredo visits Rolly-battered Catanduanes, Albay; gives aid

/ 07:46 PM November 03, 2020
LOOK: Robredo visits Rolly-battered Catanduanes, gives aid

Vice President Leni Robredo visits the province of Catanduanes on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as her office continues its relief efforts for areas affected by Super Typhoon Rolly in the Bicol Region. Joined by Gov. Joseph Cua and Rep. Hector Sanchez, VP Leni went to the capital city of Virac and the neighboring town of Bato, which were among the areas devastated by the typhoon. She met some of the residents in Brgy. Batalay, where many houses were damaged. The visit was also part of the Vice President’s response to many calls for help that her office has been receiving from those who have been unable to reach their family members in Catanduanes, where there is still no mobile signal. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo visited on Tuesday afternoon the province of Catanduanes, which was among the Bicol areas hardest-hit by Super Typhoon Rolly this past weekend.

The Vice President went to Virac and nearby towns like Bato, distributed relief items and talked to residents of Barangay Batalay whose houses were smacked by Rolly, and met with local officials, including Gov. Joseph Cua and Rep. Hector Sanchez.

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Vice President Leni Robredo visited the province of Catanduanes on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as her office continues its relief efforts for areas affected by Super Typhoon Rolly in the Bicol Region. Joined by Gov. Joseph Cua and Rep. Hector Sanchez, VP Leni went to the capital city of Virac and the neighboring town of Bato, which were among the areas devastated by the typhoon. She met some of the residents in Brgy. Batalay, where many houses were damaged. The visit was also part of the Vice President’s response to many calls for help that her office has been receiving from those who have been unable to reach their family members in Catanduanes, where there is still no mobile signal. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Vice President Leni Robredo visits the province of Catanduanes on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as her office continues its relief efforts for areas affected by Super Typhoon Rolly in the Bicol Region. Joined by Gov. Joseph Cua and Rep. Hector Sanchez, VP Leni went to the capital city of Virac and the neighboring town of Bato, which were among the areas devastated by the typhoon. She met some of the residents in Brgy. Batalay, where many houses were damaged. The visit was also part of the Vice President’s response to many calls for help that her office has been receiving from those who have been unable to reach their family members in Catanduanes, where there is still no mobile signal. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

According to the Office of the Vice President (OVP), Robredo’s “visit was also part of the Vice President’s response to many calls for help that her office has been receiving from those who have been unable to reach their family members in Catanduanes, where there is still no mobile signal.”

Vice President Leni Robredo visited the province of Catanduanes on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as her office continues its relief efforts for areas affected by Super Typhoon Rolly in the Bicol Region. Joined by Gov. Joseph Cua and Rep. Hector Sanchez, VP Leni went to the capital city of Virac and the neighboring town of Bato, which were among the areas devastated by the typhoon. She met some of the residents in Brgy. Batalay, where many houses were damaged. The visit was also part of the Vice President’s response to many calls for help that her office has been receiving from those who have been unable to reach their family members in Catanduanes, where there is still no mobile signal. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Vice President Leni Robredo visits the province of Catanduanes on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as her office continues its relief efforts for areas affected by Super Typhoon Rolly in the Bicol Region. Joined by Gov. Joseph Cua and Rep. Hector Sanchez, VP Leni went to the capital city of Virac and the neighboring town of Bato, which were among the areas devastated by the typhoon. She met some of the residents in Brgy. Batalay, where many houses were damaged. The visit was also part of the Vice President’s response to many calls for help that her office has been receiving from those who have been unable to reach their family members in Catanduanes, where there is still no mobile signal. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

LOOK: Robredo visits Rolly-battered Catanduanes, gives aid

Vice President Leni Robredo visits the province of Catanduanes on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as her office continues its relief efforts for areas affected by Super Typhoon Rolly in the Bicol Region. Joined by Gov. Joseph Cua and Rep. Hector Sanchez, VP Leni went to the capital city of Virac and the neighboring town of Bato, which were among the areas devastated by the typhoon. She met some of the residents in Brgy. Batalay, where many houses were damaged. The visit was also part of the Vice President’s response to many calls for help that her office has been receiving from those who have been unable to reach their family members in Catanduanes, where there is still no mobile signal. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

She also went to check Tabaco City and Tiwi, both in Albay, on Tuesday. Robredo visited coastal communities Barangay Tayhi in Tabaco and Barangay Bolo in Tiwi, where nearly all houses sustained damage due to Rolly’s strong winds.

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One of OVP’s Community Learning Hub was located in Tabaco, and it served as an evacuation center for residents near the Tabaco North Central Elementary School in Bombon.

LOOK: Robredo visits Rolly-battered Catanduanes, Albay; gives aid

Vice President Leni Robredo visits several parts of Albay on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in line with her office’s ongoing relief efforts for areas hit by Super Typhoon Rolly. VP Leni went to Tabaco North Central Elementary School in Bombon, Tabaco City, one of the pilot areas of the OVP’s Community Learning Hub initiative. The school, including the CLH area, currently serves as an evacuation center. The Vice President also went around Barangay Tayhi, a coastal community that was among the worst-hit areas in the city. She was joined by Mayor Krisel Lagman and other local officials. The OVP also brought relief assistance for affected families. Photo by OVP

LOOK: Robredo visits Rolly-battered Catanduanes, Albay; gives aid

Vice President Leni Robredo visits several parts of Albay on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in line with her office’s ongoing relief efforts for areas hit by Super Typhoon Rolly. VP Leni went to Tabaco North Central Elementary School in Bombon, Tabaco City, one of the pilot areas of the OVP’s Community Learning Hub initiative. The school, including the CLH area, currently serves as an evacuation center. The Vice President also went around Barangay Tayhi, a coastal community that was among the worst-hit areas in the city. She was joined by Mayor Krisel Lagman and other local officials. The OVP also brought relief assistance for affected families. Photo by OVP

Rolly made landfall over Catanduanes on Sunday, after it deviated from initial predictions that it would hit Aurora and northern Quezon and instead moved through the Bicol Region and Southern Luzon.

READ: Rolly leaves at least 16 dead, 3 missing in Bicol region

READ: Over 87,000 families evacuated in Bicol provinces due to Typhoon Rolly 

Before Catanduanes, Robredo visited Camarines Sur, including her hometown Naga, on Monday and checked the situation of people there.

LOOK: Robredo visits Rolly-battered Catanduanes, Albay; gives aid

Vice President Leni Robredo visits several parts of Albay on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in line with her office’s ongoing relief efforts for areas hit by Super Typhoon Rolly. VP Leni went to Tabaco North Central Elementary School in Bombon, Tabaco City, one of the pilot areas of the OVP’s Community Learning Hub initiative. The school, including the CLH area, currently serves as an evacuation center. The Vice President also went around Barangay Tayhi, a coastal community that was among the worst-hit areas in the city. She was joined by Mayor Krisel Lagman and other local officials. The OVP also brought relief assistance for affected families. Photo by OVP

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