In Region 8, DOLE-OWWA’s cash-for-work benefits 394 more Yolanda survivors

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said the emergency employment or cash-for-work program of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration in areas hit by Typhoon Yolanda has benefited an additional 394 OFW family members who had received P1.033 million in pay between December 19, 2013 and January 20, 2014.

DOLE orders OWWA to assist and care for families of OFWs affected by quake

Days after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake devastated large areas of Bohol and some parts of Cebu, Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz reported that the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), working quickly to locate families of OFWs who were affected by the earthquake, had identified a total of 15,494 members who would need immediate assistance.

DOLE-OWWA set up one-stop processing center for Sabah repatriates in Turtle Islands

A May 14, 2013, press release from the Department of Labor and Employment: The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Welfare Office No. 9, in cooperation with the Crisis Management Committee (CMC), has established a One-Stop Processing Center (OSPC) for Sabah Displaced Persons (SDPs) in the Turtle Islands, Tawi-Tawi, on April 4, 2013.

DOLE orders OWWA to locate, assist, and care for families of OFWs affected by typhoon Pablo

A December 12, 2012, press release from the Department of Labor and Employment: Two days after typhoon Pablo wrought havoc and destruction on many parts of Mindanao and the Visayas, notably the Compostela Valley in Region 11 and the Surigao provinces in the Caraga Region, Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz had ordered the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), to work overtime and locate families of OFWs who were affected by the typhoon and to care and provide them all forms of appropriate assistance until such time their lives return to normal.

OWWA sets up 17 one-stop shops for OFWs and families in 11 regions

A September 5, 2012, press release from the Department of Labor and Employment: Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday urged returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families to visit any of the 17 one-stop processing centers (OSPCs) that have been set up by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in 11 of the country’s 16 regions.

Regional Consular Office in Iloilo receives award from OWWA Region VI

A May 24, 2012 press release from the Department of Foreign Affairs: The Department of Foreign Affairs’ Regional Consular Office (DFA-RCO) in Iloilo received an award from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Region VI for its active participation in the delivery of programs and services to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families.

151 OFWS in Riyadh complete 13th Tulay Project IT and computer course offered by OWWA

A May 9, 2012 press release from the Department of Foreign Affairs: One hundred fifty-one Filipinos in Riyadh graduated on May 4 from one of two computer courses offered by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). The commencement exercise, which is the 13th since the project started, was held at Liwasang Bonifacio, the multipurpose court of the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.