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What does OWWA stand for?

OWWA stands for Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Philippines)

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There is a repatriation fund allotted by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), an adjunct agency to the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE)," Monterona said, and added that the government should instruct the DFA and Philippine diplomatic posts to arrange with Saudi immigration authorities for the repatriation of the workers.
According to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), the driver is originally from the Philippines and had been working in the Kingdom as a truck driver for a year before causing the catastrophe, widely described as one of the worst seen in the capital.
Proceeds raised from the event will be donated to a local charity, the Philippines Embassy's Overseas Workers Welfare Administration and the Filipino Club.
Different government agencies like POEA, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), and the labor and foreign affairs departments are equipped to help out OFWs that have been victimized by bogus recruiters.