News OFWs in the Philippines are now allowed to go...

OFWs in the Philippines are now allowed to go abroad

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The Inter-agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases is now allowing overseas Filipino workers to go abroad, considering that they understand the risks involved in leavin the country.

In a statement, Malacanan said that OFWs are permitted, however, health workers are not covered by the new IATF resolution.

“Hindi po kasama dito yung mga health professionals na sakop pa rin ng deployment ban na in-issue ng POEA,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in an interview.

Recruitment agencies are also now allowed to operate in areas under the General and Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (GCQ and MECQ).

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