News POLO-Dubai reopens application for cash assistance; prepares to fund...

POLO-Dubai reopens application for cash assistance; prepares to fund 10,000 more OFWs


The Philippine Overseas Labor Offices (POLO) in Dubai announced that it will resume the online application for Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) cash assistance program for displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) due to Covid-19 pandemic.

In a statement, it stated that aside from initially allocating AED 730 for 7,000 OFWs, the agency has already approved the additional fund for 10,000 more OFWs in Dubai and the northern emirates.

The agency has recieved 56,450 cash assistance application since April 10 until May 11. To date, they have already evaluated 23,000 applications and continued to process submitted applications before they temporarily suspended the application last May 11.

Of 7,000 applications approved, 5,361 displaced OFWs have received the one-time financial assistance in Dubai.

To apply for the cash assistance, you may click

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got a story to tell? Email him at Or follow his IG @rtnamia.

Latest news

Did you also receive this message on WhatsApp? It’s a phishing scam!

Did you also receive a link that contains a promotion that offers 2,022 free gifts as part...

New Philippine Consul General in Dubai: We can and will overcome the challenges that lie ahead

Newly-appointed Philippine Consul General in Dubai Renato N. Dueñas, Jr. met with His Excellency Rashid Abdulla Al...

Xian Gaza pinakyaw mga panindang dilis at empanada ng isang kabayan sa Dubai

Ang tinaguriang pambansang Marites ng Pilipinas na si Xian Gaza ay umani ng papuri matapos tulungan ang...

Fil-Brit TV host James Deakin visits Dubai, asked by stranger to take photo of him

Filipino-British TV and events host James Deakin, while visiting Dubai last week, shared one of his unforgettable...
- Advertisement -

PAL announces flight frequency between Dubai and Philippines for February 2022

The Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced its flight frequency between Dubai and the Philippines for the month of...

No more quarantine in PH: International passengers need to provide these requirements

Starting February 1, all fully vaccinated passengers will no longer be required to undergo facility quarantine. 

Must read

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you