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Due to ‘Odette,’ the DFA has suspended consular operations in nine offices.
Following Typhoon Odette’s onslaught, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that work in nine of its offices in Visayas and Mindanao would be discontinued on Friday.
The suspension is in accordance with orders from local government units as a precaution against the effects of the monster typhoon, according to the agency.
The following are the consular offices involved:
The consular offices will notify all affected applicants for rescheduling appointments, according to the organization.
Meanwhile, the agency advised applicants to keep a close eye on the weather and heed local government safety and precautionary orders in the wake of Typhoon Odette.