MANILA, Philippines — Old photographs of Vice President Leni Robredo’s donation of water filters to families affected by the Marawi conflict are resurfacing ahead of the 2022 elections, this time with a completely new narrative. Are these posts misinformation?
CLAIM: The plastic containers used to donate water under the OVP’s flagship anti-poverty program Angat Buhay contained lead and other toxic materials and were unfit for donation and consumption.
RATING: This is false.
FACTS: The supposed containers are actually food-grade water filters that used no toxic materials when they were made.
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