Aabot sa halos 33,000 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) ang naasistihan na sa pamamagitan ng “Hatid Probinsya para sa mga OFWs” Program.
In response to the call of the President to send our OFWs back to their provinces, the DOTr joins the National Task Force for COVID-19, and concerned government agencies, in establishing the ‘Hatid Probinsya para sa mga OFWs’ Program..
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Ayon sa Department of Transportation (DOTr), naitala ang nasabing bilang ng mga napauwing OFWs hanggang ika-13 ng Hunyo.
Sa nasabing bilang, mahigit 10,000 ang napauwi sa pamamagitan ng land transport habang mahigit 15,000 naman ang air transport at sea transport naman ang nasa mahigit 8,000 OFWs.
Pinangunahan ng DOTr ang naturang programa katuwang ang Office of the President, National Task Force COVID-19, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), Office for Transportation Security, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), Land Transportation Office (LTO) at Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).