The Office of Vice President Leni Robredo will visit Sorsogon for relief operations due to Mount Bulusan’s phreatic eruption on Sunday morning. 

Outgoing Vice President Leni Robredo said in a tweet that they are scheduled to go to Bulusan, Sorsogon and its nearby areas affected by the recent volcanic eruption of Mount Bulusan. 

“We are currently preparing for our relief operations in Bulusan, Sorsogon and the surrounding areas. Immediate needs identified are face masks and bottled water,” she said.

“Our team will be travelling to Sorsogon ASAP. Will continue to update you of other needs,” she added.



The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Director Renato Solidum Jr. said that the phreatic eruption happened at 10:37 a.m., which lasted for at least 16 minutes.

 — Ronald Espartinez