• 2021 National Women's Month Celebration
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  • DILG Yearend Report 2020
  • Trudging the New Normal
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  • LEDIPO Dec. 9-10, 2020
  • 14th AMMTC
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  • Signing of the deed of Usufruct between LGU of Marikina and DILG
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DILG: PNP Travel Authority and medical certificate no longer required for travel

March 1, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today confirmed that the travel authority from the PNP and the medical certificate from the LGU health office are no longer required for travel after the IATF-MEID approved the harmonized national travel protocols for land, air, and sea recommended by the department.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) issued Resolution No. 101 on Friday approving the streamlined travel protocols crafted by the DILG in coordination with the Philippine National Police, Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines, League of Provinces of the Philippines, League of...

STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 35th ANNIVERSARY OF EDSA PEOPLE POWER REVOLUTION

February 26, 2021

Usec. Bernardo C. Florece, Jr.
DILG Officer-in-Charge

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), together with all of its attached agencies, joins the nation in commemorating the 35th Anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution.

A significant milestone in our country's history, EDSA People Power is an indelible testament to the strength of the people’s concerted and united voice for freedom and justice. It is a reminder to us all that once the people come together, nothing is impossible.

As we commemorate the anniversary of the People Power Revolution anew, we are called once again to unite, with the same fervor and commitment, in addressing a global crisis that is COVID-19. In the...

STATEMENT OF THE DILG OPPOSING THE RESUMPTION OF PEACE TALKS WITH THE CPP-NPA-NDF

February 24, 2021

Usec. Bernardo C. Florece, Jr.
DILG Officer-in-Charge

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) fully supports the position of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) opposing any move for the resumption of the failed peace talks with the CPP-NPA-NDF.

We believe that any back channel efforts to resume talks with the Communist Terrorist Groups is an exercise in futility as the leadership of the CPP-NPA-NDF has never showed sincerity and they have proven, time and again, that they are against peace.

The President has already shut the doors to any form of negotiation through Proclamation 360 which declared the termination of peace negotiations with them....

DILG joins biz groups’ call to Congress for swift passage of econ bills, charter reforms

February 23, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) added its voice to the call of influential business groups to Congress for the swift passage of pending economic bills including economic constitutional reforms (Economic CORE) as the House of Representatives began plenary hearings on Resolution of Both Houses No. 2.

DILG Spokesperson and Undersecretary Jonathan E. Malaya said they join the call to the Senate and the House of Representatives of five (5) respected business groups who collectively expressed their strong support for the initiatives of the Duterte administration to open the Philippine economy as a means for economic recovery and sustainability.

"The affirmation given by these...

DILG welcomes memo authorizing LGUs to make advance payments for COVID-19 vaccines

February 22, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the signing of Memorandum Order No. 51 granting local government units (LGUs) authority to make advance payments exceeding 15% for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines provided they are authorized to make the procurement by the National Task Force COVID-19.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte recently signed MO 51 allowing LGUs to make advance payments that exceeds the 15 percent limit set under procurement laws. The Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Government Procurement Reform Act says that an advance payment “shall be made only after prior approval of the President, and shall not exceed 15 percent of the contract amount,...

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907 ex-rebels in NorMin have receive P14-M worth of gov’t support

March 1, 2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Some 907 former rebels in Northern Mindanao have received an aggregate total of P14-million government assistance upon their return to the mainstream society, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe said that there were 66 surrenderees in CY 2014, 49 in 2015, 24 in 2016, 42 in 2017, 178 in 2018, 280 in 2019, and 268 in 2020.

“Kita nagatuo nga kining mga assistance nagahatag ug bag-o nga kinabuhi sa atong mga former rebels nga ningbalik sa sabakan sa gobyerno mahitungod nga nakita nila ang paningkamot sa atong national government pinaagi ni President Rodrigo Duterte nga mahatagan na nato...

DILG-10: 119 conflict-free barangays in NorMin to get P16.44-B LGSF Funding

February 26, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Region X announced that 119 identified priority barangays in Northern Mindanao will receive an aggregate total of P16.44-Billion for the implementation of programs, projects, and activities (PPA) under the Local Government Support Fund – Support to Barangay Development Program (LGSF-SBDP).

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe said the Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) will handle the evaluation of requests for funding among the 119 covered barangays.

In a recent organizational meeting, Agabe said the region will benefit from the whole-of-nation approach to end local communist armed...

Cagayan POC moves to set Peace Negotiation Panel

February 24, 2021

PEÑABLANCA, CAGAYAN – In pursuit of lasting peace, the Cagayan Peace and Order Council (POC) recently push for the creation of Peace Negotiation Panel in the province, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Region 2.

DILG-2 Regional Director Jonathan Paul M. Leusen said mechanisms are being established to map out local peace engagement, negotiation, or intervention following the operational manual of National Task Force on Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).

Lusen said Cagayan Provincial Peace Negotiation Panel shall conduct local peace engagements in conflict-affected and conflict-vulnerable communities through community...

DILG 6: Municipality of Laua-an uses CBMS to profile economic, social situation for evidence-based plans

February 23, 2021

DILG Region 6 welcomes the initiative of the Municipality of Laua-an in recognizing the need for a solid database to serve as a reference on evidence-based planning, as it starts the enumeration for the Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS) in all its barangays.

The municipality signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the CBMS Network to implement the program. DILG Antique, being part of the CBMS Network, is tasked with conducting the series of CBMS training programs that include data collection, data processing, and poverty mapping, and Barangay and Municipal Comprehensive Development Planning.

“With a budget of approximately P1.7-million, sourced from the local government...

120 Brgy Residents in MisOr own benefit from DILG, LGU serbisyo caravan

February 19, 2021

MISAMIS ORIENTAL– Some 120 individuals of Barangay Bulahan, Claveria recently availed of various government services through the Serbisyo Caravan organized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG-10) and LGU of the Municipality of Claveria.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said the serbisyo caravan sought to promote community empowerment, citizen participation and open dialogues between local leaders and citizenry concerning issues, development gaps and needed interventions which have been severely limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Agabe said community residents availed of the Business One-Stop Shop and other services from the Office of the Municipal...

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