Martin Andanar Debunks Text/Social Media Campaign on Ondoy-Like Flooding


Former journalist and now Pres. Duterte Cabinet Secretary, Martin Andanar of the Presidential Communications Office (PCO) debunks the recent viral Text and Social Media campaign about the Ondoy-like flooding in Marikina.


Sec. Martin Andanar revealed that there is no truth about the viral Text and Socia Media campaign about the flooding that could be worse than Bagyong Ondoy.

The text or social media campaign reads:

"FWDD: Pls. warn friends/family in d Marikina area. "Ondoy"-level flooding expected in the next hour or 2. (Project Noah Rep Mahar Lagmay just announced on the radio.) This time could be WORSE with 19-20m of water expected from mountains of Rizal in San Mateo and Montalban."

Sec. Andanar noted that the viral text is not true as he explained "This is not true. In fact, water level in Marikina River is now down to 17.8 meters and is still steadily receding. There are no reports of increase in the water levels, according to the Marikina river water gauge, located in Barangay Nangka, near San mateo, Rizal.

Here's the Complete Statement of Sec. Andanar on Facebook:



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