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9:47 AM September 18, 2018

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9:55 AM September 18, 2018

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Duterte looking tired and hungry, asks for bread and coffee during meeting in Tuguegarao

President Rodrigo Duterte got tired and was hungry when he visited Tuguegarao and so he asked for bread and coffee.

Since super typhoon Ompong was hitting most areas in Luzon, the Chief Executive decided to check the damages last Sunday.

Duterte

(Presidential Communications FB)

The storm has subsided that day and the President, together with Special Assistant to President Christopher “Bong” Go, had an aerial inspection.

After that, went to Cagayan Provincial Capitol in Tuguegarao City with the aim to discuss matters concerning the typhoon with the local government agencies.

Based on the report published in Pinoy Trend, Duterte seemed to look tired and sleepless. During the meeting with the local officials, he asked for a quick lunch.

(Presidential Communications FB)

He requested for bread and coffee. “Di pa kami kumain sa totoo lang.. maski pan o kape okay ako..” the President said.

As they were discussing their agenda during the meeting, it can be noticed that Duterte was eating. It is a sign that he can no longer bear his hunger during that time.

The Chief Executive went Laoag Capitol in Ilocos Norte after that meeting in Tuguegarao. He also discussed matters about the typhoon on the said area.

(Presidential Communications FB)

Meanwhile, the government is now focusing on distributing relief goods and repairing the infrastructure that typhoon Ompong destroyed. Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Francis Tolentino related this information.

Furthermore, he confirmed that there are around 24 confirmed casualties and 13 missing. Provinces affected should declare state of calamity to trigger price freeze, according to the Presidential adviser.

Tolentino also said that most of the casualties were from Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). In line with this, President Rodrigo Duterte said that he would also visit the said area.

Situation Briefing on the Effects of Typhoon Ompong 09/16/18

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over a situation briefing with the head officials from different government agencies and local government units (LGUs) to discuss the preparations and operations relative to the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong. The situation briefing takes place at the Cagayan Provincial Capitol in Tuguegarao City on September 16, 2018. Typhoon Ompong made landfall in the northern tip of Luzon on September 15, 2018. Considered as the strongest typhoon this year, Typhoon Ompong hammered northern Luzon with strong winds and torrential rains that caused flooding and destruction of properties along its path. #ComfortableLifeForAll#PartnerForChange

Posted by Presidential Communications (Government of the Philippines) on Saturday, September 15, 2018

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