300 distressed OFW’s from Kuwait arrivedPosted on
DAVAO CITY — Some 303 distressed Overseas Filipino Workers from Kuwait arrived on Saturday April 4, at around 11:50 in the evening at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
The foreign affairs department in a statement said they welcomed them as they availed the government’s repatriation program.
The DFA chartered a flight to bring them home.
Upon disembarkation, the repatriates filled out health declaration forms and information sheets in accordance with standard protocols of the Bureau of Quarantine.
After this, they were brought to a halfway home of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, where they will stay for the duration of the quarantine period.
The DFA and its partner agencies continue to adhere to the whole-of-government approach in providing assistance to OFWs all over the world. –NewsLine