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The Philippines has promulgated the Act Instituting Policies for the Protection and Welfare of Domestic Workers (Republic Act 10361), which is also known as the Domestic Workers Act, or“Batas Kasambahay”. It was signed into law on 18 January 2013.
As a standard operating procedure, all Philippine Foreign Service posts abroad are mandated to formulate and regularly update crisis contingency plans for the Filipinos working and residing in their respective areas of consular jurisdiction.
Established on 16 June 1980 through Batas Pambansa 79, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is an agency of the Philippine Government under the Office of the President tasked to promote and uphold the interests, rights and welfare of Overseas Filipinos, and strengthen their ties with the Mo
The Capacity-building on Crisis Management and Assistance to Migrant Nationals (C-MAN) launched by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in 2014 provided support the Government of the Philippines in equipping frontline public servants with the skills to protect migrant workers caught
This publication seeks to assist central and local government as well as civil society organisations to be better prepared to communicate with culturally and linguistically diverse communities in the event of a civil emergency.
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) was adopted at the Third UN World Conference in Sendai, Japan, on March 18, 2015.
This Agreement between the Ministry of Labor of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Department of Labor and Employment of the Republic of the Philippines aims to protect the rights of both the employers and domestic workers and regulate the contractual relation between them.