News DFA repatriates over 30,000 OFWs since bringing them back...

DFA repatriates over 30,000 OFWs since bringing them back since February


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A total of 31,352 Overseas Filipinos (OFs) have now been repatriated by the DFA since it began bringing back Filipinos affected by COVID-19 in February.

Of this number, 65.8 percent (20,633 OFs) are sea-based and 34.2 percent (10,719 OFs) are land-based, with the most recent repatriates arriving from UAE yesterday.

OFs who wish to be repatriated are requested to signify their interest to the nearest Embassies or Consulates General in their area.

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