101 OFWs Arrive from Indonesia, Brings Total to 402 Home on DFA’s 15th Straight Repatriation Day
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) welcomed today’s second and last batch of repatriates, composed of 101 overseas Filipino workers from Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, who were brought home via chartered Air Asia flight QZ960 that landed at the NAIA Terminal 1 at 3:00 P.M.
The DFA, through the Philippine Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, in coordination with Sumitomo Corporation (employer of the OFWs), ABD Overseas Manpower Corporation (local manning agency), the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the Department of Health (DOH) arranged the said repatriation. Sumitomo shouldered the cost of the chartered flight while ABD Corporation provided temporary accommodation and transportation from NAIA to their designated hotels or respective residences in Metro Manila.
Before departing Semarang, the repatriates were checked by their company physician and were individually issued medical certificates. They also underwent mandatory inspection and quarantine protocols supervised by the DOH-Bureau of Quarantine. — Source: DFA.GOV.PH