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==== Policies ====
==== Policies ====
Robredo has spearheaded programs under the [[Office of the Vice President of the Philippines|Office of the Vice President]] (OVP). As of January 2022, her flagship anti-poverty program Angat Buhay has benefitted 622,000 families in 223 cities and municipalities across the country since she assumed office in 2016. P520 million worth of aid has been mobilized for the program, mostly from donations by the private sector. The OVP under Robredo has partnered with 372 organizations in the implementation of Angat Buhay. The Angat Buhay program focuses on six key advocacy areas, namely: public education, rural development, food security and nutrition, women empowerment, universal healthcare, and housing and resettlement.<ref>{{cite web|last=Raymund|first=Antonio|date=January 3, 2022|title=Robredo’s Angat Buhay has benefited over 600k families|url=https://mb.com.ph/2022/01/03/robredos-angat-buhay-has-benefited-over-600k-families/|url-status=live|access-date=January 3, 2022|website=mb.com.ph}}</ref>
Robredo has spearheaded programs under the Office of the Vice President (OVP). As of January 2022, her flagship anti-poverty program Angat Buhay has benefitted 622,000 families in 223 cities and municipalities across the country since she assumed office in 2016. P520 million worth of aid has been mobilized for the program, mostly from donations by the private sector. The OVP under Robredo has partnered with 372 organizations in the implementation of Angat Buhay. The Angat Buhay program focuses on six key advocacy areas, namely: public education, rural development, food security and nutrition, women empowerment, universal healthcare, and housing and resettlement.


In October 2017, the Senate increased the 2018 budget of the Office of the Vice President (OVP) by ₱20&nbsp;million, which was allotted for the vice president's Angat Buhay program.<ref name="rappler.com">{{Cite news|last=Elemia|first=Camille|title=Senate adds P20M to Robredo's budget for her anti-poverty program|language=en|work=[[Rappler]]|publisher=Rappler Inc.|url=http://www.rappler.com//nation/184678-senate-ovp-2018-budget-angat-buhay-leni-robredo|url-status=live|access-date=March 2, 2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190306113122/https://www.rappler.com//nation/184678-senate-ovp-2018-budget-angat-buhay-leni-robredo|archive-date=March 6, 2019}}</ref> In the same month, Robredo called on fellow Filipinos to remember the 165 soldiers and police who gave their lives for the liberation of Marawi City. Robredo said her office was already preparing to help in the rehabilitation of Marawi City, primarily through its flagship anti-poverty program.<ref>{{Cite news|url=http://www.rappler.com//nation/186735-robredo-filipinos-remember-marawi-heroes-undas|title=Robredo urges Filipinos to remember Marawi heroes during Undas|work=[[Rappler]]|publisher=Rappler Inc.|language=en|access-date=March 2, 2019|archive-date=March 6, 2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190306234823/https://www.rappler.com//nation/186735-robredo-filipinos-remember-marawi-heroes-undas|url-status=live}}</ref>
In October 2017, the Senate increased the 2018 budget of the Office of the Vice President (OVP) by ₱20 million, which was allotted for the vice president's Angat Buhay program. In the same month, Robredo called on fellow Filipinos to remember the 165 soldiers and police who gave their lives for the liberation of Marawi City. Robredo said her office was already preparing to help in the rehabilitation of Marawi City, primarily through its flagship anti-poverty program.


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==== COVID-19 pandemic response ====

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