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DILG inatasan ang mga LGU na suportahan ang fisheries management areas

October 19, 2020

Upang matiyak ang patuloy na pamamahala ng mga baybayin at yamang dagat sa buong bansa, nanawagan ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa mga local government unit (LGU) lalo na ang mga nasa baybayin, na suportahan ang pagtatakda at pamamahala ng 12 fisheries management areas (FMA) sa buong bansa.

Ang FMA ay paghahati-hati ng karagatan ng Pilipinas upang mapamahalaan nang...

DILG to LGUs: Support operation of fisheries management areas

October 19, 2020

To ensure the sustainable management of coastal and fisheries resources nationwide, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) called on local government units (LGUs), especially those lying on coastal areas, to support the establishment and operation of the 12 Fisheries Management Areas (FMAs) across the country.

FMA is a spatial delineation of Philippine waters as a means to...

DILG: Pre-registration of National ID system going smoothly, 119 LGUs have signed MOAs with Phil. Statistics Authority (PSA)

October 19, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that the National ID system pre-registration or step 1 is going smoothly in the 32 priority provinces and that some 119 local government units (LGUs) have signed memorandum of agreements (MOAs) with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for the orderly roll-out of the program.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan...

DILG defends BJMP, says jail officers acted with professionalism, restraint, and integrity

October 16, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government today defended the actions of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in escorting Reina Mae Nasino to the wake of her daughter River saying that their jail officers acted with professionalism, restraint, and integrity.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that the BJMP jail officers assigned to escort Nasino...

DILG ikinatuwa ang UNHCR reso na sumusuporta sa mga gawain ng Pilipinas tungkol sa pagsusulong ng karapatang pantao

October 13, 2020

Ikinagalak ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pagpasa ng United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) ng isang resolusyon na nagpapahayag ng suporta at kooperasyon sa pagsisikap ng bansa na protektahan ang karapatang pantao.

"Ang UNHCR reso ay isang magandang development sa bahagi ng Inter-agency Committee on Anti-IIlegal Drugs (ICAD) Advocacy Cluster na pinamumunuan...

DILG welcomes UNHCR reso for support, cooperation in PH human rights efforts

October 12, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the passage of the Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution expressing support and cooperation for the country’s efforts to protect human rights in the country.

"The UNHCR resolution is a welcome development on the part of the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) Advocacy Cluster headed by the DILG....

DILG: Mahigit sa 26,872 contact tracers nadestino na sa mga LGU

October 12, 2020

Iniulat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na higit sa 26,872 contact tracers na ang kanilang tinanggap at ipinadala na sa iba’t ibang local government unit (LGU) sa buong bansa.

Kinumpirma ito ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año at sinabing lahat ng mga provincial at city offices ay nagpoproseso ng mga application upang matiyak na 50,000 CT ay maeempleyo sa lahat ng...

DILG: More than 26,872 contact tracers hired and deployed to LGUs

October 12, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that more than 26,872 Contact Tracers (CTs) have already been hired and are already deployed to various local government units (LGUs) across the country.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año confirmed this saying that all DILG provincial and city offices are processing applications to ensure at least 50,000 CTs as prescribed under...

DILG hinikayat ang mga LGUs, mga establisimyento at publiko na gamitin ang pinagbuting Stay Safe App

October 9, 2020

Hinikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang lahat ng mga local government units (LGUs), mga establisimyento, at ang general public na gamitin ang pinabuting Staysafe.Ph digital contract tracing system upang mapigilan ang pagkalat ng COVID-19.

Sinabi ni DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya na ang Stay Safe.ph system na pinangungunahan ng pamayanan,...

STATEMENT OF THE DILG ON THE FILING OF CASES BEFORE THE OMBUDSMAN BY THE FAMILY OF THE LATE MA. THERESA CRUZ, A HEALTH FRONTLINER FROM CAINTA, RIZAL

October 9, 2020

USEC. JONATHAN E. MALAYA
Spokesperson

Upon learning of the untimely death of Ms. Theresa Cruz, a nurse and medical frontliner of the Cainta Municipal Hospital, and the complaints raised by her family, DILG Secretary Eduardo Año immediately directed the constitution of a Fact-Finding Committee to look into the possible lapses of the LGU and hospital officials of Cainta, Rizal. The fact-finding...

DILG urges LGUs, businesses, the general public to use the improved Stay Safe App

October 9, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging all local government units (LGUs), business establishments, and the general public to make use of the improved Staysafe.Ph digital contact tracing system to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that the community-driven, health condition-reporting, and social distancing Stay...

DILG magkakaroon ng virtual dialogue sa publiko tungkol sa Covid-19 response at issues

October 8, 2020

Dahil sa positive survey rating na nakamit kamakailan ng administrasyon, hinakayat ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang publiko na lumahok upang mapakingan sa serye ng dayalogo simula ngayong araw tungkol sa mga issues, programa at plano ng gobyerno bilang pagtugon sa mga pangangailangan ng mga mamamayan sa gitna ng COVID-19 pandemic.

Ayon kay...

DILG holds virtual dialogues with the public on Covid-19 response and issues

October 8, 2020

Spurred by the positive survey ratings gained recently by the administration, the Department of the Interior and Local Government is encouraging the public to participate and be heard in a series of dialogue starting today on pressing issues, programs, and plans in addressing the needs of the people amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that through the Dagyaw...

DILG hinikayat ang mga LGUs na gumawa ng mga ordinansa na nagbabawal sa mga videoke, nakakagambalang ingay sa panahon ng online classes

October 7, 2020

Hinikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government units (LGUs) na magpasa ng mga ordinansa na magbabawal sa videoke, mga malalakas na tunog, nakakagambalang ingay sa panahon ng online class schedules habang ang milyon-milyong estudyante ay sumasailalim sa blended learning system bilang pag-iingat laban sa Covid-19.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M....

91% approval rating ni Duterte nagpapatunay na mas "discerning at informed" na ang mga Pilipino

October 7, 2020

Ang 91% na approval rating ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa huling Pulse Asia survey ay nagsasalamin ng tiwala ng mga tao sa kanyang kakayahan na tahakin ang tamang landas para sa bansa habang ang mga Pilipino ay mas maingat na sa COVID-19 habang binubuksan na at pinalalakas ang ekonomiya.

Ayon kay Secretary Eduardo Año ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), ang pag-angat sa...

DILG urges LGUs to enact ordinances prohibiting videoke, distracting noises during online class schedules

October 7, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged local government units (LGUs) to enact ordinances prohibiting videoke and other loud, distracting noises during online class schedules as millions of students adjust to the blended learning system as a measure against COVID-19.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that loud sounds during online class hours and independent study...

DILG and DOH fortify BHERTS to boost Universal Healthcare, push for proper equipment, pocket guide, and retooling

October 6, 2020

As the importance of Universal Healthcare (UHC) was emphasized by the pandemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Health (DOH) are working to further strengthen the Barangay Health Response Teams (BHERTs) and announced the ways forward in reinforcing them during Monday’s regular DOH media forum, Oct. 5, 2020.

Health Undersecretary Maria...

Duterte’s 91% approval rating show that people are more discerning and informed

October 6, 2020

The 91 percent approval rating of President Rodrigo Duterte in the latest Pulse Asia survey reflects the people’s trust and confidence in his ability to chart the right course for the country as Filipinos come to terms with the COVID19 pandemic and we begin to reopen and recharge the Philippine economy.

Secretary Eduardo Año of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)...

Statement of the DILG

October 5, 2020

Secretary Eduardo M. Año

The DILG is concerned with Facebook’s unilateral act of taking down supposedly fake Philippine accounts that were allegedly linked to the military and police establishments for violating its policy against “coordinated inauthentic behavior” or CIB because it was done without prior consultation nor were the administrators of these accounts afforded due...

Mababa at pantay-pantay na presyo ng Covid-19 RT PCR swab test Isinusulong ng DILG

October 5, 2020

Ipinanawagan ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang pare-parehong presyo ng Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test para sa COVID-19, at dapat ito ay mababa lamang upang mas maraming mamamayan ang makapag-avail nitong.

"Mas marami ang mabibigyan ng pagkakataong magpa-swab test kung pare-pareho ang presyo nito sa mga pribado...

DILG nag-hire na ng unang batch ng 10,000 contact tracer

October 5, 2020

Iniulat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na noong Huwebes nakapag-hire na sila ng 10,136 na contact tracer (CT) mula sa higt na 55,000 aplikante para sa posisyon.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, pagkapirma ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa Bayanihan to Recover as One Act o Bayanihan 2 Law, nagsimula na nilang iproseso ang applikasyon para sa 50,000 CT. Higit sa...

DILG hires first batch of 10k Contact Tracers

October 2, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that as of yesterday, the first batch of 10,136 Contact Tracers (CTs) have been hired nationwide from the more than 55,000 aspirants who have applied for the post.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that as soon as the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or Bayanihan 2 Law was signed, the hiring process for 50,000 CTs began and...

DILG calls for a uniform price of COVID-19 RT PCR swab test

October 2, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is pushing for a standard price for the Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) or swab test for COVID-19.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said the least the health services industry could do is to make the RT-PCR test affordable by lowering and standardizing its price so more people can avail for themselves of the swab...

Emergency hotline 911 fully operational na -- DILG

October 1, 2020

Ipinahayag ngayong Miyerkules, Sept. 30, 2020 ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año na puwede nang tawagan at operational na ang Philippine Emergency Hotline 911 matapos na ito ay pansamantalang nagbawas ng operasyon dahil sa mga ilang emergency communicators na tinamaan ng Covid-19.

Pinasalamatan din ni Año ang publiko sa kanilang pang-unawa sa...

DILG: PH Emergency Hotline 911 now fully operational

September 30, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced today that the Philippine Emergency Hotline 911 has resumed full operation after a brief hiatus after several of its Emergency Telecommunicators were infected with COVID-19.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año thanked the public for their kind understanding of the problems faced by the Emergency 911 Hotline. “Malugod pong...

DILG hinikayat ang mga LGU na iendorso ang mga mild at asymptomatic na pasyente sa mga Oplan Kalinga hotels at quarantine facilities

September 29, 2020

Inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga lokal na pamahalaan ng Kalakhang Maynila na idulog ang mga mild at asymptomatic na pasyente sa mga Oplan Kalinga hotels at quarantine facilities kung puno na ang kanilang isolation facilities, sapagka’t mayroon nang 4,000 bakanteng mga kama mula nang tumaas ang bilang ng mga gumaling at nakalabas na mula sa mga...

DILG urges LGUs to endorse mild and asymptomatic patients to Oplan Kalinga hotels and quarantine facilities

September 28, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is enjoining all Metro Manila local government units (LGUs) to endorse mild and asymptomatic patients to Oplan Kalinga hotels and quarantine facilities if their local isolation facilities are already full since there are 4,000 beds now available due to the increase in discharges or recoveries in the past weeks.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M....

DILG: 21 RT-PCR na laboratoryong pinatatakbo ng mga LGU binuksan na

September 28, 2020

Dalawampu’t isang Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) na laboratoryong pinatatakbo ng mga local government units ang binuksan na at tumutugon sa mga pangangailangan ng kanilang mga nasasakupan at pinabubuti ang pambansang kakayahan para magsuri ng COVID-19.

Masayang tinanggap ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang...

DILG: 21 LGU-run RT-PCR Laboratories now fully operational

September 28, 2020

Twenty-one (21) Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) laboratories run by local government units (LGUs) are now operational and serving the needs of their constituents significantly helping improve the country’s overall testing capacity for COVID-19.

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año welcomed this development and...

DILG tuloy pa rin ang pagtanggap ng aplikasyon para sa 50,000 contact tracers

September 25, 2020

Inalis na ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang deadline sa pagtanggap ng mga contact tracers at sa halip ay itutuloy ito hanggang makaipon ng 50,000 bilang bahagi ng kampanya upang maitaas ang antas ng contact tracing sa bansa.

Ayon kay DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya na patuloy na tatanggap ang kanilang mga provincial at city field offices ng mga...