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PH gov't urged to fix master list of stranded OFWs to fast-track aid

Aug 11, 2016 - 2:50 PM

ACTS OFW Representative John Bertiz and OFW advocate Susan Ople say the Department of Foreign Affairs should take the lead in repatriating stranded OFWs in Saudi Arabia

OFW ADVOCATE. ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz wants the government to do all that it can to help stranded OFWs in Saudi Arabia. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

What delays aid for 11,000 stranded OFWs in Saudi?

Aug 09, 2016 - 9:29 PM

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration says it has started sending relief assistance to OFWs but the lack of manpower and records hamper their efforts