The DFA alert levels are assigned by the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs to destinations which reflect how DFA evaluate the threats that travelers may face in a certain destination. These alert levels shed light on the risks that travelers and OFW’s may potentially encounter at their country of destination or present whereabouts.
Its analyses of common problems that Filipinos experience overseas
Information from other relevant government agencies
Media and open source reporting
How will I know when the travel advisory or alert levels have been updated?
Check DFA.GOV.PH to view updates on travel advisories.
The Department of Foreign Affairs raised the Alert Level III in Tripoli, Libya where a substantial number of Filipino OFWs are working. The DFA cited its obligation to ensure the safety and security of Filipino nationals.
Alert Level III will cover Tripoli and areas within a 100-kilometer radius of the capital. This alert level was issued April 8, 2019.