President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over a situation briefing at the Provincial Capitol in Laoag, Ilocos Norte on September 16, 2018.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over a situation briefing with the members of his cabinet and local government officials at the Provincial Capitol in Laoag, Ilocos Norte on September 16, 2018 to discuss the disaster response measures on the aftermath of Typhoon ‘Ompong.’ KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to the updates on the aftermath of Typhoon ‘Ompong’ during a situation briefing with the members of his cabinet and local government officials held at the Provincial Capitol in Laoag, Ilocos Norte on September 16, 2018. Also in the photo are Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos President Rodrigo Roa Duterte watches an aerial footage showing the extent of the damage caused by Typhoon ‘Ompong’ in some areas of Cagayan Valley during a situation briefing at the Cagayan Provincial Capitol in Tuguegarao City on September 16, 2018. Joining the President are Secretary Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte listens to the updates on the aftermath of Typhoon ‘Ompong’ during a situation briefing with the members of his cabinet and local government officials held at the Provincial Capitol in Laoag, Ilocos Norte on September 16, 2018. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO