The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait repatriated more than 50 OFWs who fell into unfavorable situations while working in Kuwait.
According to a Super Radyo dzBB broadcast on Tuesday by Mao Dela Cruz, over 50 distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been returned from Kuwait by the Philippine government and would be arriving in the nation shortly.
As part of the repatriation program run by the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait, the Migrant Workers Office, and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), 54 Filipinos were housed at the Migrant Workers and Other Overseas Filipinos Resource Center before being repatriated home.
The OWWA repatriation staff will reportedly meet the anxious OFWs at the airport and help them with their immigration paperwork and customs requirements.
Medical personnel is ready to help OFWs who need medical attention.
In the meantime, the OWWA will offer cash support and help repatriates get back to their home provinces.