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DFA Undersecretary Eduardo De Vega arrived in Cairo to check on Filipinos who Evacuated from Gaza

12 November 2023-DFA Undersecretary Eduardo De Vega arrived in Cairo today to check on the Filipinos who were evacuated from Gaza through the Rafah border on 10 November 2023. Usec. De Vega and Amb. Ezzedin Tago met with the Filipinos to ensure that all their needs are taken cared of.

While this batch of Filipinos were waiting for their repatriation flight, the Philippine Embassy in Egypt made arrangements for their medical checkups, accommodations, flights and visas for their Palestinian families.

An Embassy team, led by Vice Consul Bojer Capati , remains near the Rafah border ready to receive and assist more Filipinos who cross the Rafah border. -END

Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines

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