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About 170,000 OFWs across the world receive $200 cash assistance, DOLE confirms

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An official from the Department of Labor and Employment confirms that about 170,000 OFWs across the globe have received the Php10,000 cash assistance. 

Labor Assistant Secretary Dominique Tutay said in a CNN interview that the cash aid is part of the Php2.5-billion allocated to help 250,000 beneficiaries. 

Currently, there are about 354,000 OFWs affected by the pandemic, including 191,000 who are still overseas. 

In Dubai, as of the first week of June, more than 6,000 displaced OFWs have already received AED730 cash assistance through Philippine Overseas Labor Office. 

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 story to tell? Email him at eic@theglobalfilipinomagazine.com.

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