With the unfortunate event in Libya, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) have decided to go back home. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA), Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and other concerned agencies immediately extended assistance to said repatriates in CALABARZON.
A total of one hundred thirty-four (134) OFW Repatriates from different towns in Quezon province availed the DOLE financial assistance. Likewise, these OFW repatriates were provided non-monetary assistance such as job fair and trainings.
Source: Carolina Ortiz
LEO II, DOLE Quezon Prov'l Office