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List of Repatriated OFW in CALABARZON area

Requested from OWWA by S. Divinagracia at 02:01 PM on Jun 23, 2022.
Purpose: Academic Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2020 - 06/01/2022
Tracking no: #OWWA-056208323276

Divinagracia 02:01 PM, Jun 23, 2022

Good Day! We are conducting a study on the repatriated OFWs during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
We sincerely seek your assistance to acquire the data of the repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who reside in the CALABARZON Region during the COVID-19  pandemic. We kindly ask for the list of names, countries where they were previously assigned, and if possible, their chosen reintegration program. We will be interviewing them about their lived experiences as an OFW.

Thank you for your kind consideration regarding this matter. We are looking forward to your response!

D. Erum 05:04 PM, Jun 23, 2022

June 23, 2022

Dear Ms. Shara Divinagracia,

Thank you for your request dated Jun 23, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for List of Repatriated OFW in CALABARZON area.

We received your request on Jun 23, 2022 and will respond on or before Jul 14, 2022 02:01:10 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEU9XV0EtMDU2MjA4MzIzMjc2DA, for request with ticket number #OWWA-056208323276.

Thank you.


Ma. Cynthia D. Erum
OWWA-FOI Officer

Torres 05:57 PM, Jun 23, 2022

June 23, 2022

Dear Ms. Shara Divinagracia,


Thank you for your request dated Jun 23, 2022 02:01:10 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch for a List of Repatriated OFW in CALABARZON area.

Ms. Divinagracia we want to clarify that the Freedom of Information under the PCOO and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) abide by R.A. 10173 series of 2012 or otherwise known as Data Privacy Act. Hence, we are restricted by law to provide list of names of OFWs and other personal information about them.   

It is suggested that you seat down with your adviser/professors and discuss the sampling design and research methodology.  Remember that there are ethical values imposed by the CHED/academe in conducting research for primary data collection.

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing the OWWA- FOI Decision Makers at email: foi_dm@owwa.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response and should be made within FIFTEEN (15) calendar days from the date you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within THIRTY (30) calendar days from the date we received your review request.

However, if you are still not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


Director IV- Administrative and Financial Management Office
OWWA-FOI Decision Maker

Divinagracia 01:37 PM, Jun 24, 2022

Thank you for the immediate response to my request. We'll consider your suggestion. 
Thank you and have a great day!

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