OWWA Officer-in-Charge Carmelina F. Velasquez said that starting today,
Friday, 28 October 2016, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) will be accepting application on the agency’s Financial Assistance to affected OWWA Member-OFW Families in areas hardest hit by typhoon ‘Lawin’.
Claimants for the said one-time monetary aid are OWWA members/and their families in the areas devastated by typhoon Signal number 5, as declared by the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), namely: CAGAYAN, ISABELA, KALINGA, APAYAO, NORTHERN ABRA , and ILOCOS NORTE.
Entitled to receive the financial assistance are the following:
Active OWWA members per member/family P3,000.00
Non-active OWWA member/family P1,500.00
OFWs qualified to the said aid are advised to immediately get in touch with the following OWWA Regional Welfare Offices (RWOs) for the requirements/details:
RWO 1 - 09088634250/09276207300
RWO 11 - 09189653746/09175047915
RWO CAR - 09999949296/09175001294