DFA raises alert level in Sudan due to ongoing civil unrest
Maris Federez • June 14, 2019 • 1927
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday (June 14) announced that it raised the alert level in Sudan to Alert Level 2 on June 7, following the ongoing civil unrest in the capital of Khartoum and other areas of the country.
In a statement released by the DFA, it said: “Alert Level 2 or Restriction Phase is issued if there are real threats to the lives, security, and properties of Filipinos due to instability in a particular country.”
“Filipinos who remain in the country where Alert Level 2 is in effect are advised to restrict non-essential movements, avoid public places, and prepare for evacuation,” the statement added.
The agency added that the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will only allow the return of overseas Filipino workers who have existing employment contracts and in consideration of “other special circumstances”.
Filipinos in Sudan in need of assistance are urged to contact the Philippine embassy in Cairo, Egypt, through telephone numbers (+202) 252-13062 or through its Facebook Page.
They may also contact the Philippine Honorary Consul in Khartoum at (+249) 183-468717 or (+249) 183-468716.
MANILA, Philippines – Sisimulan na sa Lunes, Oktubre 26, ang pamamahagi ng libreng bisikleta sa mga nawalan ng trabaho dahil sa COVID-19 pandemic, ayon sa Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
Ayon kay Atty Karina Perida-Trayvilla, direktor ng DOLE – Bureau of Workers and Special Concerns, layunin ng proyekto na tulungan ang mga Pilipinong magkaroon ng trabaho sa gitna na rin ng mataas na demand para sa delivery ng food at non-food items.
“Starting Monday (October 26) to Wednesday, October 28, we will be awarding, it will be held at the DOLE office,” ani Trayvilla.
“We will be giving a total of 900 free bikes for the initial implementation of this project,” dagdag pa niya.
Ang mga bisikleta ay ibibigay lamang sa mga lubhang naapektuhan ng krisis.
Sa mga nais makakuha ng bisikleta, maaari silang pumunta sa pinakamalapit na DOLE field office of sa public employment service office para sa gagawing profiling.
Ang mga magku-qualify sa proyekto ay maaaring sumailalim sa social preparation training upang maturuan ng traffic regulations at iba pang panuntunan upang maging deliver service riders.
Sasailalim rin sila sa financial literacy at productivity training katuwang ang regional tripartite wages and productivity board.
Ibabahagi rin sa kanila ang occupational safety at health standards ng isa pang ahensiya na nasa ilalim ng DOLE.
Ayon sa DOLE, isasagawa rin ang ganitong proyekto sa iba pang regional offices.
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