DFA Mounts 22nd Repatriation Flight From Macau, 4,397 Overseas Filipinos Repatriated To-Date
Filipinos lining up for check-in procedures at Macau International Airport. (Photo by R. Genotiva)
MACAU 03 September 2021 – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), through the Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers’ Affairs (DFA-OUMWA), and the Philippine Consulate General in Macau SAR, successfully mounted its 22nd repatriation flight from Macau on 03 September 2021.
Onboard the flight were 197 repatriates, bringing the total number of overseas Filipinos from Macau who have benefited from the DFA’s repatriation program to a total of 4,397 since the start of the pandemic.
Philippine Consul General to Macau SAR Porfirio M. Mayo, Jr. led the Consulate in assisting the repatriates. He renewed his call on all Filipinos in Macau intent on returning home to register their details with the Consulate. All repatriation flights from Macau are closely coordinated with the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Region III, and Philippine Airlines.
Overseas Filipinos in Macau intent on returning to the Philippines are requested to register their details at the Consulate’s online registry at https://tinyurl.com/repatMacau. END
Consul General Mayo (left) addresses queries from passengers’ checking-in. (Photo by V. Siy)