More workers assisted by Hatid-Tulong program
Hatid-Tulong serves nearly 47,000 overseas Filipino workers
MANILA – The Department of Transportation reported thousands of overseas Filipino workers have been served with different modes of transportation.
In a statement, the DOTr said as of Monday, June 22,2020, they have assisted some 46,225 OFWs where 13,403 were brought home by land transport, 18,085 by air from May 25 to June 22 and some 14,737 via sea transport from April 27 to June 22.
The Hatid-Tuloy Program is a joint initiative of the office of the President, National Task Force COVI-19, Department of Transportation (DOTr), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), Office of Transportation Security (OTS), Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), Land Transportation Office (LTO), and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). (Melo M. Acuña)
Philippine Coast Guard personnel assisting stranded OFWs on their way to their respective provinces. (PCG Photo)