OWWA’s funds for OFWs’ quarantine facilities may run out by mid-Palace

MANILA, Philippines — The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) may run out of funds by mid-May for the expenses of returning overseas Filipino workers (OFW) quarantine

4/22/2021 10:24:00 AM

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration may run out of funds by mid-May for the expenses of returning overseas Filipino workers (OFW) quarantine facilities, Malacañang said Thursday. | KAguilarINQ

MANILA, Philippines — The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) may run out of funds by mid-May for the expenses of returning overseas Filipino workers (OFW) quarantine

However, President Rodrigo Duterte said he is not comfortablerelaxing the protocolsof returning Filipinos.“Ang problema talaga po noong pinatagal natin yung quarantine ng ating mga OFW, nadagdagan yung gastos ng OWWA. Dati, one to three days lang po ang bayad nila sa hotel na tig-P3,000 a day. Ngayon po, nagiging seven to nine days,” Roque explained.

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(The problem when we prolonged the quarantine of our OFWs, OWWA’s expenses became bigger. Before, they only paid for one to three days’ stay in hotels worth P3,000 per day. Now, they shoulder the expenses for seven to nine days.)Earlier, DOLE said OWWA was seeking an additional

for the accommodation expenses of OFWs.Roque said Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado has vowed to find funds for the request of more funds. Read more: Inquirer »

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KAguilarINQ Pinagkakakitaan din ng mga DDS sa govt ang pagku-quarantine sa OFW...sure ako dyan may kickback sila...imagine ang tinuluyan kong mala3star hotel lang worth Php2600 per day😯. Look...kayo na humusga. KAguilarINQ Wahahaa mga tangang dutertards na ofw, himod pa more! KAguilarINQ ang laki ng Intel Fund ng Inutil gamitin.

KAguilarINQ Potah nilagay nyo kasi mga wala namang alam dyan sa OWWA! Puro photo ops at malasakit movement kuno!!!! Yong mga OFW na pa post post ng hotel quaratine nila at salamat Tatay daw akala nyo libre yan?!!! Tangina ubos contribution ng mga OFW! KAguilarINQ Tanungin natin ni maharlika baka may nalalaman to...at may alam sa bentahan ng tilapia