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OWWA Advisory on the recent lifting of the travel ban to Hong Kong and Macau

Beginning today, February 20, 2020, the OWWA cash assistance extended to OFWs bound for Hong Kong and Macau shall no longer be available in view of the recent lifting of the travel ban in the said countries.

All Regional Welfare Offices were instructed to cease the processing of applications of financial assistance for OFWs bound for Hong Kong and Macau.

However, the giving of cash assistance for China-bound OFWs shall continue until further announcement.

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