Reintegrating Overseas Filipino Workers Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Volume 1 | Issue 5 | May 2020

Ma. Divina Gracia Z. Roldan

The fifth issue of our policy brief discusses the Philippine government’s response to the plight of returning Overseas Filipino Workers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. It discusses some of the measures the national government took to address the needs of returning OFWs due to the pandemic. As well, it discusses how different stakeholders can play a role in potential areas for policy intervention. Finally, it explores possible long-term solutions needed to reintegrate OFWs displaced by this global health crisis.