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DILG to LGUs: Don’t impose excessive fees for medical certificate required for travel authority of LSIs

May 26, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is requesting local government units (LGUs) to spare locally stranded individuals (LSIs) from excessive or exorbitant fees for the issuance of medical certificates needed for them to go back to their home province.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that they have received reports that some LGUs are requiring LSIs to pay as much as...

DILG: 134 barangay officials now facing criminal raps for SAP anomalies

May 26, 2020

More people are coming forward to file complaints against their barangay officials on alleged anomalies in the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) pay-out as the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today announced that 134 barangay execs are now facing criminal charges before the Prosecutor’s Office of the Department of Justice (DOJ) for such irregularities.

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DILG urges Filipino Muslims to do Eid’l Fitr prayer and feast at home; keep up the virtue of discipline from fasting

May 26, 2020

As the Islamic month of Ramadhan culminates on Sunday with the celebration of Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Breaking the Fast), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges Filipino Muslims to do their Eid prayer and feast in their homes while the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic remains a threat to public health.

“Eid mubarak (blessed feast) to our Filipino...

DILG sa mga LGUs: Hindi mandatory ang COVID-19 testing sa mga nagbabalik na empleyado

May 26, 2020

Pinaalalahanan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local governments units (LGUs) na ang COVID-19 testing sa mga personnel ay hindi mandatory o kailangan bago payagang makapasok ang kanilang mga empleyado sa kanilang mga trabaho.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Ano na ang mga empleyado na hindi sumailalim sa coronavirus testing ay maaaring pabalikin sa trabaho...

DILG, inutusan ang PNP na maglagay ng help desks sa mga istasyon ng pulis para sa mga stranded

May 26, 2020

Inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Philippine National Police (PNP) na maglagay ng mga help desks sa lahat ng mga istasyon ng pulisya sa buong bansa upang matulungan ang mga locally stranded individuals (LSIs) at mga returning overseas Filipiinos (ROFs) ngayong may pandemiyang Covid-19.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ipoproseso ng mga help...

DILG to LGUs: No mandatory COVID-19 testing needed for returning workers

May 26, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminded all local government units (LGUs) that COVID-19 testing of personnel is not mandatory or a requisite before allowing the workforce to go back to their jobs.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that employees who have not undergone coronavirus testing can be permitted to go back to work as the IATF, the DILG and other agencies...

DILG orders PNP to set up help desks in police stations for stranded individuals

May 26, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed the Philippine National Police (PNP) to set up help desks in all police stations nationwide to help locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) during the Covid-19 pandemic.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that help desks in municipal, city, provincial, and regional police stations and...

DILG: 42 mga opisyal ng barangay nahaharap ngayon sa kasong kriminal dahil sa mga anomalya sa SAP, halos 80% ang itinaas

May 21, 2020

Ang bilang ng mga opisyal ng barangay na nahaharap sa mga kaso sa Prosecutor's Office ng Department of Justice dahil sa mga sinasabing anomalya sa pamamahagi ng Social Amelioration Program financial aid ay lumundag sa halos 80 porsyento sa loob lamang ng tatlong (3) araw, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na mayroon nang 42...

DILG: 42 barangay officials now facing criminal charges for SAP anomalies, an increase of almost 80%

May 21, 2020

The number of barangay officials who are facing charges before the Prosecutor’s Office of the Department of Justice for alleged anomalies in the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program financial aid leaped by almost 80 percent in a matter of three (3) days, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that there are...

DILG inatasan ang mga LGUs na ibigay ang mga pangalan ng mga pamilyang hindi nakatanggap ng tulong sa SAP

May 19, 2020

Inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government ang lahat ng pamahalaang lokal na tukuyin ang mga households na hindi naibilang sa pamamahagi ng Social Amelioration Program (SAP) ng gobyerno na sa tantya ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD ) ay nasa halos limang (5) milyong pamilya.

Tiniyak ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na ang mga naiwang pamilya ay maisasama...

DILG directs LGUs to submit names of families who have not received SAP aid

May 19, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government has directed all Local Government Units to identify the households who were left-out in the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) of the government which is estimated by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to be around five (5) million families.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año assured the left-out families...

DILG: 23 opisyal ng barangay nahaharap sa kasong kriminal dahil sa anomalya sa pamamahagi ng SAP; 110 pa iniimbestigahan

May 19, 2020

Inihayag ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na 23 opisyal ng barangay ay nakasuhan na ng Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group sa harap ng Prosecutors Office ng Department of Justice dahil sa iba’t ibang anomalya sa pamamahagi ng Social Amelioration Program o SAP.

Iniulat ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na sinampahan na ng PNP ng 12...

DILG: 23 brgy officials now facing criminal charges for alleged SAP anomalies, 110 more under case-build up

May 18, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that 23 barangay officials are now facing criminal charges for various alleged anomalies in the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) after the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group filed charges against them before the Prosecutors Office of the Department of Justice.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año...

DILG: Ipasasara ang mga malls kung lalabag sa physical distancing rules, ipatutupad pa din ang curfew

May 18, 2020

Nagbabala ang Department of the Interior and Local Government sa lahat ng mga mall ngayon na nagsimula na ng kanilang limitadong operasyon sa ilalim ng Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine na ipasasara sila ng lokal na pamahalaan o ng Philippine National Police kung hindi nila mahigpit na ipatutupad ang physical distancing at kokontrolin ang pagpasok ng mga tao tulad ng itinatakda sa Omnibus...

DILG: Malls will be closed if they violate physical distancing rules, curfew will still be imposed

May 18, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government warned all malls today which have begun limited operation under the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine that they will be closed by the Local Government Units or the Philippine National Police if they do not strictly implement physical distancing and control the entry of people as prescribed by the Omnibus Guidelines issued by the...

43 mayors to be given show cause order for poor SAP payout accomplishment

May 14, 2020

Forty-three mayors will be given show cause orders by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for having poor performance in the distribution of the emergency cash subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) to low-income families in their localities.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año that these 43 local chief executives (LCEs) will be made to explain why they had poor...

DILG sa LGUs: Patuloy na maging listo ngayong nagsimula na ang pag-flatten ng curve ng COVID-19 sa bansa

May 13, 2020

Hinimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government units (LGUs) na maging listo, huwag maging pabaya at ipagpatuloy ang mga nakamtan sa pagkontrol ng pagkalat ng COVID-19, alinsunod sa opisyal na pahayag ng Kagawaran ng Kalusugan na nagsisimula nang ma-flatten ang curve ng bilang nga mga nagkasakit sa COVID-19 sa bansa.

“Nagsisimula na nating...

Sa kabila ng 61% na pagbaba ng krimen, DILG inatasan ang PNP na manatiling listo sa pagpapatupad ng GCQ sa ilang bahagi ng bansa

May 13, 2020

Kasunod ng 61 porsyentong pagbaba ng krimen sa ilalim ng enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang Philippine National Police (PNP) na panatiliiin ang masusing pagbabantay at pagpapatupad ng batas, lalo na’t ang ilang bahagi ng bansa ay isasailalim na sa general community quarantine (GCQ) sa Mayo 16, 2020.

Ayon kay DILG...

Despite 61% crime reduction rate, DILG directs PNP to maintain vigilance as GCQ implementation looms in many parts of the country

May 13, 2020

Following a 61% reduction of crime incidents during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed the Philippine National Police (PNP) to maintain consistency and vigilance in the enforcement of the law as a vast portion of the country will now transition to general community quarantine (GCQ) on May 16, 2020.

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DILG to LGUs: Let’s sustain the gains, be vigilant as we begin to flatten the curve

May 13, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged all local government units (LGUs) to be vigilant, not to let their guards down, and sustain the gains in controlling the spread of Covid-19 following the health department’s official findings that the country is beginning to flatten the curve.

“We are now beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel as the...

DILG: 183 brgy execs iimbestigahan ng PNP dahil sa katiwalian diumano sa pamamahagi ng cash aid

May 12, 2020

Sinabi ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na may 183 na opisyal ng barangay ang iniiimbestigahan ngayon ng PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group dahil sa diumano’y graft and corruption sa pamamahagi ng cash aid sa ilalim ng social amelioration program.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na kasunod ng pag-anunsyo ng Pangulo ng isang P30,000 gantimpala...

DILG: 1,265 LGUs natapos ang SAP payout sa itinakdang deadline

May 11, 2020

May 1,265 local government units (LGUs) sa buong bansa ang umabot sa May 10 deadline na itinakda ng gobyerno upang magpamigay ng unang ayuda ng emergency cash aid sa ilalim ng Social Amelioration Program (SAP), ayon sa Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

"Nakakasiguro ako na malaki ang pasasalamat ng inyong mga constituents sa inyo dahil natanggap na nila ang ayudang inilaan...

DILG: 183 brgy execs under investigation by PNP for alleged corruption in distributing cash aid

May 11, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said that some 183 barangay officials are now under investigation by the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group for alleged graft and corruption in the distribution of the social amelioration program.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that following the President’s announcement of a P30,000 reward for every confirmed...

DILG: 1,265 LGUs beat SAP payout deadline

May 11, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that a total of 1,265 local government units (LGUs) nationwide were able to meet the May 10 deadline set by the government in distributing the first tranche of the emergency cash aid under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP).

“Nakasisigurado ako na malaki ang pasasalamat ng inyong mga constituents sa inyo dahil...

DILG pinapurihan ang 1,204 LGUs na nakompleto ang 1st tranche ng SAP isang araw bago mag-May 10 deadline

May 9, 2020

Isang araw bago ang nakatakdang deadline sa pamimigay ng SAP, pinapurihan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang 1,204 local governments units (LGUs) sa buong bansa na nakakumpleto na ng pamamahagi ng unang ayuda ng emergency cash subsidy sa ilalim ng Social Amelioration Program (SAP) ng gobyerno sa kabila ng coranavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic at quarantine...

DILG: EO sa Programang Balik Probinsya, magpapalago ng mga lalawigan

May 9, 2020

Malugod na tinanggap ng Kagawaran ng Interyor at Pamahalaang Lokal (DILG) ang pag-isyu ng Executive Order 114 na nagpapasimula ng Balik Probinsiya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) Program, at sinabing ito’y “napapanahon at kinakailangan” sa pagpapalago ng mga lalawigan at pagtugon sa iba pang suliraning panlipunan, hindi lamang sa Metro Manila kundi sa iba pang bahagi ng bansa.

Ayon...

DILG lauds 1,204 LGUs that completed 1st tranche of SAP distribution a day before the May 10 deadline

May 9, 2020

A day before the May 10 deadline, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) commended the 1,204 local government units (LGUs) nationwide that have completed the distribution of the first tranche of the emergency cash subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and quarantine measures in localities.

DILG Secretary...

DILG: EO on Balik Probinsiya program will drive regional growth

May 8, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the issuance of Executive Order 114 institutionalizing the Balik Probinsiya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) Program calling it “timely and necessary” in driving growth in the regions as well as in addressing various social concerns not only in Metro Manila but in the rest of the country.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says...

DILG pinalawig ang pagbibigay ng SAP hanggang Mayo 10, pinuri ang 985 na LGUs na nakumpleto na ang pamamahagi

May 7, 2020

Pinalawig ng Kagawaran ng Interyor at Pamahalaang Lokal (DILG) ang pamamahagi ng unang tranche na tulong pinansiyal sa ilalim ng Social Amelioration Program (SAP) ng gobyerno hanggang Mayo 10, 2020, habang pinuri naman nito ang 985 na local government units (LGUs) sa buong bansa matapos makumpleto nila ang payout sa naitakdang deadline.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, naiintindihan...

DILG extends SAP pay-out until May 10, commends 985 LGUs who have completed distribution

May 7, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has extended the deadline for the distribution of the first tranche of financial aid under the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP) to May 10, 2020 even as it commended the 985 local government units (LGUs) nationwide that have met the deadline and completed the distribution of the first tranche.

DILG Secretary Eduardo...