The Philippine Embassy in Baghdad advises Filipinos to cancel any travel to Iraq in view of heighten tensions and uncertainty.
Filipinos who are currently in Iraq are advised to review their passport validity, their contingency plans with their respective companies, and important documents namely the Undertaking for Demobilization of Workers. Filipinos should advised their companies about any indication of threat or danger.
Upon any indication of threat or danger, Filipinos should consider filing a leave of absence from work and head back to the Philippines or other countries via commercial flight. With the US Embassy in Baghdad issuing an advisory for Americans to immediately leave Iraq, Filipinos who are employed by American companies and are considering leaving Iraq may do so immediately and are advised not to approach the Philippine Embassy anymore.
Filipinos in Iraq needing assistance may contact the Philippine Embassy in Baghdad at (+964) 781-606-6822; (+964) 751-616-7838; and (+964) 751-876-4665 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org; and/or via facebook page: Philippine Embassy in Iraq.