Claim: Non-governmental organization Angat Buhay Foundation will use cash donations collected during Severe Tropical Storm (STS) Paeng to buy concert tickets for a few supporters of former vice president Leni Robredo.
Why we fact-checked this: The YouTube video containing the claim has over 3,200 likes, 778 comments, and 39,550 views as of writing.
The bottom line: The Twitter thread cited by the YouTube video containing the claim shows that the tweet is humorous and should not be taken seriously.
Angat Buhay Foundation said in a post they will accept cash donations until November 9, 2022, and in-kind donations until November 10, 2022. Meanwhile, Tanging Yaman Foundation said in a post that they will accept in-kind donations until November 10, 2022, and monetary donations until November 12, 2022.
Several tweets from Angat Buhay Foundation’s official Twitter page show that as of November 5, 2022, the foundation has already given food and relief packs to STS Paeng victims in Batangas, Cotabato City, Laguna, and Cebu City.
Situation report: According to the National Disaster and Risk Reduction and Management Council’s (NDRRMC) Situation Report for Paeng released on November 8, 2022, Paeng’s death toll has risen to 158.
522 cities and municipalities were also put under a state of calamity due to STS Paeng. – Lorenz Pasion/Rappler.com
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