31 August 2014


(31 August 2014) – Cognizant of the continued political and security tensions in Yemen, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh would like to reiterate to all Filipinos in Yemen that Yemen remains under Alert Level 2 (Restriction Phase). All Filipinos are, therefore, advised to restrict non-essential movement and avoid public places.

Under Alert Level 2, Filipinos with existing labor contracts may return to Yemen. However, the deployment of newly-hired OFWs will remain suspended.

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh also urges 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 .

In addition, Filipinos in Yemen may contact the Philippine Consulate in Sana’a:

Mr. Mohammed Saleh Al Jamal
Honorary Consul
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
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The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh continues to monitor the situation in Yemen and will provide further advisories to the Filipino community as may be necessary. (END)