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PR-021-2015
18 February 2015

 

Advisory
ALERT LEVEL 4 RAISED IN YEMEN,
MANDATORY REPATRIATION OF FILIPINOS TO BE IMPLEMENTED

 

(Riyadh, 18 February 2015) – The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh informs all Filipinos in Yemen that the Department of Foreign Affairs has raised Alert Level 4 for Yemen due to the deteriorating political and security situation in the country. All Filipinos are urged to contact the Embassy’s Team in Sana’a for assistance in the implementation of the mandatory repatriation of all Filipinos from Yemen.

Alert Level 4 requires the mandatory repatriation of all Filipinos in Yemen.

All Filipinos are urged to immediately leave Yemen on their own account, if possible.

For those who require the assistance of the Embassy for their repatriation, the Philippine Government will shoulder the one-way airfare and payment of immigration penalties of Filipinos requiring assistance subject to applicable procedures.

Filipinos who require the Embassy’s assistance for their repatriation are advised to follow the steps below:

  1. Contact the Philippine Embassy Team in Sana’a at:
         Crisis Management Team
         Movenpick Hotel Sana’a
         Berlin St., Sana’a, Yemen
         Mobile: +967.73.384.4958
         Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  2. Secure a “No Objection Certificate” (NOC) from the sponsor of your entry visa or working visa, and have the sponsor / employer arrange the exit visa from the concerned authorities;

  3. Bring the original of your Philippine Passport and NOC to the Embassy’s Team at Movenpick Hotel.  Passports of those for repatriation with expired validity will be extended gratis;

  4. Those whose Philippine Passports have been lost, bring two (2) copies of ID-size photos for gratis issuance of PHL Travel Documents;

  5. Bring proof of OWWA membership if applicable; and,

  6. Await advice from the Embassy on further procedures or arrangements for repatriation.

All Filipinos are strongly urged to avoid unnecessary travel outside their homes. They are also strongly advised not to participate in or be close to any protests and to avoid areas of conflict.

All Filipinos are urged to monitor the Embassy’s website at www.riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph for further advisories.

Any queries should be directed to the Embassy Team in Sana’a at the above given number. (END)