President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is welcomed by military officers upon his arrival at the Basco Airport as he holds a situation briefing with members of his cabinet and local government officials on July 28, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte comforts one of the victims of the earthquake in Batanes while holding a situation briefing with members of his cabinet and local government officials at the Basco Airport on July 28, 2019. With the President is Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with military officials upon his arrival at the Basco Airport on July 28, 2019 as he holds a situation briefing with members of his cabinet and local government officials to discuss disaster response measures in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Batanes. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes a bow before his supporters upon his arrival at the Basco Airport on July 28, 2019 as he holds a situation briefing with members of his cabinet and local government officials to discuss disaster response measures in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Batanes. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte waves at his supporters upon his arrival at the Basco Airport on July 28, 2019 as he holds a situation briefing with members of his cabinet and local government officials to discuss disaster response measures in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Batanes. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is welcomed by Batanes Governor Malou Cayco upon his arrival at the Basco Airport on July 28, 2019 as he holds a situation briefing with members of his cabinet and local government officials to discuss disaster response measures in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Batanes. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO