MRS No. 63 – Repatriating Filipino migrant workers in the time of the pandemic

Number of Pages: 
10
E-ISBN: 
978-92-9068-865-5
Year: 
2020
Electronic copy only
Description: 

Authored by Maruja M.B. Asis, this Migration Research Series paper provides an overview of the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers under the COVID-19 pandemic. While noting the Philippines' good practices and guidelines that have helped the Government to respond to crisis situations in the past, the paper explores the unprecedented and enormous challenges so far encountered and highlights emerging good practices for repatriation, including the role of technology.