She returned to the Philippines following her escape from her employer last week.
Mangkhut is the 15th typhoon to slam the Philippines so far this year.
Typhoon Mangkhut's ferocious winds and rain pounded the gold-mining region of Benguet on Saturday.
Presidential adviser Francis Tolentino said the 12 died mostly in landslides and houses that got pummeled by the storm's fierce winds and rain.
More than 15,300 people had been evacuated in northern provinces by Friday afternoon, the Office of Civil Defense said.
Authorities said some 10 million people in the Philippines are in the storm's path.
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