VP Robredo visits flood-hit Cagayan
MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday visited and reached out to displaced residents of Cagayan which was hit by massive flooding due to Typhoon Ulysses.
In a Twitter post, Robredo said the situation in the province is “so much better.”
“We arrived in Cagayan this morning. Our team arrived a few hours earlier with supplies. Situation is so much better. Many areas still flooded but water receded already,” she said.
We arrived Cagayan this morning. Our team arrived a few hours earlier with supplies. Situation is so much better. Many areas still flooded but water receded already.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFO
— Leni Robredo (@lenirobredo) November 15, 2020
Cagayan has been placed under a state of calamity due to the flooding, which was triggered by the release of water from Magat Dam and heavy siltation of waterways.
Nine flood-related deaths have so far been reported in Cagayan.
Cagayan’s capital, Tuguegarao City was also placed under a state of calamity.
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