Three Groups of Filipinos from Ukraine Arrive in Manila
First group of Filipinos with their Ukrainian spouses and Filipino-Ukrainian children arrived on 06 March 2022. (DFA-OUMWA photo by A Duqueza)
PASAY CITY, 07 March 2022 — Three groups of Filipino evacuees from Ukraine, along with their dependents, departed Warsaw, Poland on 05 March and arrived in Manila on 06 March 2022. The latest arrivals came from the capital city of Kyiv and other areas in the western part of Ukraine.
The first group, consisting of four Filipino adults, three Filipino-Ukrainian children with their three Ukrainian mothers, arrived in the afternoon via a Qatar Airlines flight. The second group of two Filipino adults, a Filipino-Ukranian child, and his Ukrainian mother arrived in the evening. The third group of three (3) Filipino nationals from Kyiv arrived in Manila on their own arrangements.
The Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Kyiv assisted the evacuees in traveling from Kyiv to the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, while the Philippine Embassy in Warsaw provided for their transportation, accommodation and meals in Warsaw. The Embassy also made arrangements for their travel documents and visas, COVID-19 RT-PCR tests, and their eventual flights to Manila. END
The second group who arrived that evening consisted of two (2) Filipino adults, a Filipino-Ukranian child and his Ukrainian mother who are now home from Ukraine through the efforts of the Philippine Embassy in Warsaw and the Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Kyiv. (DFA-OUMWA photo by A Celerian)
Deputy Chief of Mission/Consul General Mardomel Celo D. Melicor (in orange shirt) oversees the check in of the group at the Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport.
Deputy Chief of Mission/Consul General Mardomel Celo D. Melicor (in orange shirt) and ATN Officer Ariel Esparto (rightmost) pose with the group at the Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport.