Gov’t repatriates nearly 320K OFWs amid health crisis

MANILA – The government has sent home close to 320,000 returning overseas Filipino workers to their respective provinces, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Sunday. In a report to Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration said 319,333 OFWs were transported to their respective provinces as of Nov. 21 after …

49k Overseas Filipinos repatriated since Coronavirus pandemic hit the world-DFA

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Foreign Affairs has repatriated some 49,520 overseas Filipinos affected by Coronavirus-19 in various countries and regions around the world since February. In a statement, the DFA stated that as of June 19 “a total of 49,520 Overseas Filipinos (OFs) have now been repatriated by the DFA since it began …