PH gov't tells Filipinos in Gaza to leave
from July 21, 2014 04:00 pm to July 21, 2014 04:00 pm
Posted at 07/20/2014 11:18 AM
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has ordered Filipinos in Gaza to leave amid the worsening conflict between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas.
The Foreign Affairs Department will now implement mandatory repatriation after raising alert level four in Gaza.
The DFA said Philippine embassies in Cairo, Tel Aviv and Amman are ready to oversee the repatriation.
There are an estimated 109 Filipinos in Gaza. -- News Now, ANC, July 20, 2014.