12 February 2014 - Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. del Rosario, upon the recommendation of the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, has lowered the Crisis Alert for Yemen from 3 (voluntary repatriation) to 2 (restriction phase).
Under Alert Level 2, Filipinos with existing labor contracts may return to Yemen. The deployment of newly-hired OFWs will remain suspended.
Filipinos in Yemen are still advised to restrict non-essential movements and avoid public places.
The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh and its currently in Sana’a urge all Filipinos in all cities and regions of Yemen to update their registration with the Embassy, or if they have not registered in the past, by accomplishing the registration form on the website of the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh www.philembassy-riyadh.org .
The Philippine Embassy team currently in Sana’a may be contacted at +967 735 275 791
In addition, below are contacts of the Philippine Consulate in Sana’a:
Mr. Mohammed Saleh Al Jamal
Philippine Consulate in Sana’a
Hadda Area – Damascus St.
P.O. Box 1696 – Sana’a, Yemen
Tel. No. +967 1 416751
Fax +967 1 418254
Mobile +967 777 2 555 11