15 Filipino evacuees from Sudan arrive in PH on Labor Day

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 1) — The third batch of Filipinos repatriated from conflict-hit Sudan arrived in the country on the evening of Labor Day.

The 15 evacuees, including children, arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 after leaving Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, according to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

They were welcomed by representatives from OWWA, and the Migrant Workers, Foreign Affairs, Labor and Employment, and Social Welfare and Development Departments.

OWWA officials said they would be given emergency kits, food and transportation assistance, hotel accommodation, and if necessary, financial assistance.