27 January 2015
All Filipinos in Yemen Urged to Leave
(25 January 2015, Riyadh) – The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh is monitoring political and security developments in Sana’a and the rest of the Republic of Yemen as it continues to urge all Filipinos in the country to leave as soon as possible.
The Embassy continues to assess the political and security situation in Yemen in light of the recent resignations of high officials of the Yemeni Government.
All Filipinos in Yemen are urged to leave the country as soon as possible. The Republic of Yemen continues to be on Alert Level 3 (Voluntary Repatriation) with all new deployments of Filipino workers or their return from vacation banned.
All Filipinos are urged to avoid unnecessary travel outside their homes which should also be fortified against stray bullets. The Embassy strongly urges them not to participate in any mass demonstrations and to avoid areas of conflict. If necessary, they are advised to leave their places of residence which are in or near areas of conflict.
All Filipinos who wish to avail of Voluntary Repatriation must immediately coordinate with the Crisis Management Team (CMT) based in Sana’a for assistance.
The Embassy further reiterates its call on all Filipinos in all cities and regions of Yemen to register with the Philippine Embassy, or update their earlier registrations, by visiting the Embassy’s website at www.riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph and accomplishing the “OFW Online Registration” form.
For more information, Filipinos in Yemen may contact the following:
- Crisis Management Team
Movenpick Hotel Sana’a
Berlin St., Sana’a, Yemen
- Mr. Mohammad Saleh Al Jamal
Philippine Consulate in Sana’a
UPS, Damascus St., Hadda Area, Sana’a
All Filipinos are urged to monitor the Embassy’s website at www.riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph for further advisories. END.