Overseas Filipino Workers OFWs are greatly affected on the ongoing global COVID-19 where almost of them feel the pain hit by this problem. Philippine government through the serious help from the Department of Migrant Workers provides program especially the welfare of all Filipino workers who are experiencing the effect of the pandemic. OWWA – Overseas Welfare Workers Administration designs a program known as Global COVID-19 Assistance and Benefits.
Listed below are the Global COVID-19 Assistance and Benefits to Overseas Filipino Workers OFWs:
A. DOLE- AKAP
B. TULONG PUSO
C. PROJECT EASE
D. TABANG OFW
OWWA – Overseas Welfare Workers Administration shows concrete response to Filipinos around the world during this global crisis. It is also noted that the Department of Foreign Affairs cooperates to repatriate thousands of stranded Filipinos in over one hundred countries around the world, while the Philippine Coast Guard and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration worked tirelessly to provide immediate assistance upon their arrival, including testing, accommodation, and onward transportation to their homes throughout the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte is committed not to leave Overseas Filipino Workers behind wherever they are in the world. His seriousness paves the way why OFWs give their full support the current administration.
OFWs around the world are grateful on the concrete response to the immediate needs of all Overseas Filipino Workers who are the direct beneficiary of the Global COVID-19 Assistance and Benefits to Overseas Filipino Workers. These programs ensure the sustainable reintegration of returning OFWs, their families backhome, and the OFW communities around the world.