Secretary Silvestre Bello III of Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced that P1.5-billion has been approved to support Overseas Filipino Workers affected by the COVID-19 work. It is expected that each affected OFW will be given a one-time $ 200 grant.



DOLE Guidelines are still being finalized through its labor employment agency , POLO .  Official memorandum on how to get this assistance will be released as soon as the POLO guidelines will become available.