OWWA

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OWWAOverseas Workers Welfare Administration (Philippines)
OWWAOntario Water Works Association
OWWAOrganization of Women Writers of Africa (est. 1991)
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The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Central Luzon started on Monday the implementation of its rebate program.
OFWs certified by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, Philippine Overseas Labor Officer or by the embassy/consulate of the Philippines in the country where he or she had been deployed, may choose to endorse in writing the livelihood shopping privilege to his or her immediate family members within the second degree of consanguinity or affinity.
The ceremony was attended by Philippine Labour Attache to Qatar David Des Dicang as its guest of honour and Evelyn Laranang, Welfare Officer at the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Doha office who delivered the closing remarks.
DSWD is in consultation with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Department of Health (DOH), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) for the crafting of the IRR.
Once the measure becomes a law, the department will absorb all the functions of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, the Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs of the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Commission on Filipino Overseas,and the International Labor Affairs Bureau.
The bill mandates that the labor secretary as chairman of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) board will ensure that existing health benefits and medical assistance programs are strengthened to include, among others, subsidies on hospitalization and medical procedures for OFWs and their qualified dependents.
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration XI recorded 1,179 approved application for its financial assistance program to distressed workers from the Middle East countries, Singapore, and Taiwan.
"The DFA, together with the Department of Labour and Employment and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration are working together to address the concerns of our overseas workers who have been stranded at the NAIA in the past few days," Cayetano said.
"The Kingdom is still a good place for foreigners to work." Bello also met with a group of Filipinos at the Philippine Embassy and said he would consider extending aid to undocumented OFWs and include them in the relief assistance program of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration. During the talks, Bello informed Al-Haqabani that Philippine President Rodrigo R.
Twenty more Filipinos, who had sought assistance at the Philippine Overseas Labour Office -- Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Polo-Owwa) at the Philippine consulate will say goodbye to Dubai on Monday.
The group, however, underscored that the Philippine government should institutionalise a financial assistant programme for OFWs through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration.