18 November 2014
Embassy Reiterates Advice for Filipinos in Yemen
to Register for Repatriation
(Riyadh, 18 November 2014) – In view of the continuing political and security crisis situation in Yemen, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh would like to reiterate its advise to all Filipinos to leave Yemen as soon as possible.
Yemen remains under Alert Level 3 (Voluntary Repatriation). A total deployment ban is imposed and all travels to Yemen, including those who are on vacation and returning to Yemen, will not be allowed.
All Filipinos who wish to avail of Voluntary Repatriation must signify their intention and immediately coordinate with the Crisis Management Team (CMT), based in Sana’a, for assistance. Filipinos should decide and arrange to leave Yemen immediately, and not later than 30 November 2014.
The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh 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 Riyadhwww.philembassy-riyadh.org.
For more information, Filipinos in Yemen may contact the following:
Crisis Management Team
Movenpick Hotel Sana’a
Berlin Street, Sana’a, Yemen
Mobile: +967 73 384 4958
Filipinos in Yemen may also contact designated Filipino community Area Coordinators and leaders for more information.
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)