Phl Embassy in London cautions Filipino community
The Philippine Embassy in London issued on Tuesday an advisory to the Filipino community in the United Kingdom to be vigilant and to exercise due caution in light of the riots that occurred around London and in other UK cities over the past days.
“The Embassy urges all Filipinos to stay away from high street areas, to avoid large gatherings and to avoid joining or going to places of riots or get involved in any public disturbance,” Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Reynaldo A. Catapang said in a Department of Foreign Affairs press release.
The Embassy has also called on the Filipino community leaders and members to contact the local police immediately and/or the Embassy if there are any untoward incidents in their respective areas or to report any information on Filipinos who may have been injured or seriously affected by the riots.
It has also activated a round-the-clock monitoring team to continuously ascertain the situation.
The Embassy may be contacted at its trunk line 0207451780 or emergency mobile number 07802790695, as well as mobile numbers 07809737672, 07542095133, 07553203793 and 07817479313.