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Statement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government

May 6, 2021

Hon. Eduardo M. Año

President Duterte has just approved the appointment of PLt Gen Guillermo Eleazar as the next Chief of the Philippine National Police with the rank of Police General vice PGen Debold Sinas who retires on May 8, 2021.

I welcome the appointment of PLt Gen Eleazar who is very qualified for this very important position in government. We thank the President for acting favorably on my recommendation for him to lead the PNP.

Through a NAPOLCOM resolution, Eleazar was recommended by me and the Commission to be the next Chief, PNP based on seniority, merit, service reputation and competence to lead the national police organization. He has shown his ability, integrity, and...

DILG assures public of transparency in the development of 822 remote barangays which are formerly communist strongholds

May 5, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today assured the public of transparency in the implementation of the P16.44-billion Barangay Development Program which will bring infrastructure and development projects to some 822 remote and neglected barangays nationwide that have been cleared of communist influence by government forces since 2019.

“The government’s efforts in clearing these barangays of communist terrorists will be put to waste if we suddenly leave them hanging now that they have been freed from the clutches of communist terrorist groups. We therefore appeal to our Senators not to deprive these barangays of government support and assistance now that they need us...

DILG, DOLE, MMDA ink pact on deployment of 5,754 new contact tracers in NCR

May 3, 2021

As part of efforts to intensify the contact tracing program, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), and the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) formally signed yesterday, Labor Day, the joint memorandum circular on the implementing guidelines for the hiring, training, and deployment of some 5,754 contact tracers (CTs) in the National Capital Region (NCR) for three months starting this May.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the number of contact tracers is 1,000 more than the 4,754 CTs that was originally committed by the DOLE to be hired under its Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers or TUPAD Program...

DILG warns LGUs, public on fake Pfizer vaccines

May 3, 2021

Amidst the ongoing national vaccination program, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has warned local government units (LGUs) and the public against buying fake Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines that are out in the market following an alert issued by the World Health Organization (WHO).

In an Advisory, DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año called on all provincial governors, city/municipal mayors, and punong barangays to be cautious about their vaccine sources or chain of supply and ensure that all medical products particularly COVID-19 vaccines must be obtained from authorized/licensed suppliers.

“While there is no information yet on the presence of the fake vaccines in the country, LGUs...

DILG: 75% or P8.4-billion ayuda distributed to qualified beneficiaries in NCR

April 30, 2021

With two more weeks to go before the deadline on May 15, 2021, local government units (LGUs) in the National Capital Region (NCR) have now distributed a total of P8.41-billion or 75.28 percent of financial assistance or ayuda to qualified low-income beneficiaries, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Together with the P8.41-billion financial aid from the national government distributed in NCR, a grand total of P16.29-billion ayuda has now been distributed to beneficiaries in the NCR Plus bubble which includes the provinces of Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, and Cavite.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said they commend the NCR LGUs for the systematic and orderly distribution of...

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DILG R1 attends dialogue with CSC on the grant of Sanggunian member, barangay official eligibilities

May 7, 2021

To discuss and resolve issues and concerns relative to granting eligibilities, the DILG Region 1 (R1) participated in the virtual Civil Service Commission (CSC)-DILG Dialogue on the Grant of Sanggunian Member Eligibility (SME) and Barangay Official Eligibility (BOE) on March 12, 2021.

The dialogue was initiated by the CSC R1, through Director Hedy Jose B. Lardizabal, to iron out concerns relative to the granting of said eligibilities which require the issuance of Certification of Services Rendered from authorized DILG Official at the municipal, city, provincial, and regional levels.

In the said dialogue, CSC R1 presented the preconditions to qualify, documentary requirements to submit, and...

DILG R1 receives PRIME-HRM Bronze Award for HR excellence

May 7, 2021

The DILG Region 1 (R1) is now a PRIME-HRM (Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management) Bronze Awardee, a citation given by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) aiming to elevate Human Resources Management (HRM), following a conferment ceremony on March 22, 2021 at the City of San Fernando La Union.

DILG R1 Regional Director (RD) James F. Fadrilan, CESO III said “We [DILG R1] are so excited for this event, and we are very glad that finally, we are now a PRIME-HRM Bronze Awardee” and emphasized the role of the PRIME-HRM team in DILG R1 for the achievement of this new milestone for the Department.

“Our DILG PRIME-HRM Team is credible,...

DILG R5, BIATF consult LCEs amid rising COVID-19 infection

May 7, 2021

DILG Region 5 (R5), through the Bicol Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF), consulted local chief executives (LCEs) of Bicol to discuss prompt action in deterring rising COVID-19 infection in the region in a meeting on April 6, 2021.

DILG R5 Regional Director (RD) and BIATF Chair Atty. Anthony C. Nuyda presided over the meeting with all the governors of Bicol and the Naga City Mayor where the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) presented the increase of cases from March 29 to April 11, 2021 categorizing the region into moderate risk for COVID-19.

In the said meeting, the level of risk showed that Masbate is under minimal risk, Camarines Norte and Catanduanes under low risk, Albay...

DILG Antique adopts StaySafe.PH contact tracing app

May 7, 2021

Following the directive of the DILG to maximize the use of the StaySafe.PH application, DILG Antique started to adopt and use the official government contact tracing application within its jurisdiction.

StaySafe.ph engages the public on COVID-19 with up-to-date information and reminds and allows the government to oversee and respond to the people’s needs by making informed and timely decisions to keep our country safe during the pandemic.

“The use of the StaySafe.PH is adopted by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to strengthen the contact tracing efforts and to track down the possible carriers of the COVID-19 virus. This will make our employees, visitors, and other...

DILG RO1 pioneering the 2020 virtual LTIA: Regional Awarding Ceremony

May 7, 2021

The DILG Region 1 (R1) hosted its maiden virtual Lupon ng Tagapamayapa Incentive Award (LTIA) Regional Awarding Ceremony, the first among the regions, with the theme ‘Lupon Paragons During the Pandemic’ on February 23, 2021 at the DILG R1 Conference Hall. This is the virtual Regional Ceremony in the entire Philippines.

The regional winner for the 4th to 6th Income Class Municipality Category is Brgy. Batchelor West, Natividad, Pangasinan headed by Punong Barangay Felomina N. Garcia. For the 1st to 3rd Income Class Municipality, the regional winner is Brgy. Bantayan, Mangaldan, Pangasinan led by Punong Barangay Ritchie D. Abalos. And for the last category which is the Component...