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Philippine Embassy in UAE to assist families of victims of Iloilo-Guimaras strait tragedy

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Aug. 05, 19 | 1:26 pm

The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi stated that they are ready to help the families of three Filipinos from Al Ain, UAE who were confirmed to be among the 28 who perished at Iloilo-Guimaras Strait tragedy.

Confirmed fatalities that were identified by Philippine authorities in a list released on Sunday were Andrew Valenzuela, Eden Peralez, and Jaquelyn Alferez who worked as teachers in an educational institution in Al Ain in the UAE.

“The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi wishes to express its deepest condolences to the families of the three Al Ain-based Filipinos whose lives were tragically cut short while on holiday in the Philippines, their home country, according to news reports. The Embassy is ready to assist and to provide guidance should the Next-of-Kin (NOK) of the deceased have queries,” said Chargé d’affaires Rowena Pangilinan-Daquipil in a statement released to The Filipino Times.

In addition, the Embassy also wishes to remind the Filipino public to make sure that their insurance policy is updated to aid in such unforeseen circumstances. “The Embassy would also like to take this opportunity to remind Filipinos the importance of securing insurance and having their insurance policies constantly updated,” said Pangilinan-Daquipil

As of press time, 28 have been confirmed dead as per the Philippine News Agency, with five individuals still missing.

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Phivolcs: Big Taal Volcano eruption still 30% possible

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