OWWA members/OFW Families affected by typhoon Lawin are entitled to receive OWWA assistance.
Yesterday, OWWA Officer-in-Charge Carmelina F. Velasquez has announced that applications for the cash benefit assistance has started October 28.
Qualified for this OWWA assistance are the OWWA members/OFW Families situated at the hardest hit areas of Typhoon Lawin as decalred by National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC).
These are the following: CAGAYAN, ISABELA,KALINGA, APAYAO,NORTHERN ABRA and; ILOCOS NORTE.
There will be two cash assistance schemes that OWWA will provide:
Active OWWA members per member/family P3,000.00
Non-active OWWA member/family P 1,500.00
How to avail of this OWWA cash assistance?
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
An FB post by “Republic Defenders” quoted OWWA administrator Atty. Hans Leo Cacdac saying that almost Php 30 million will be released to fund this OWWA cash benefit.