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DILG to barangay officials: Enforce minimum health protocols in the community

June 23, 2020

Recognizing the critical role of barangays in preventing the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged all barangay officials to be more proactive in the enforcement of minimum health protocols in their respective communities.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that barangays should adopt measures to promote health and...

DILG inirekomenda sa Ombudsman ang pagpataw ng disciplinary action laban sa 20 punong barangay na lumabag sa ECQ protocols

June 19, 2020

Inirekomenda ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa Tanggapan ng Ombudsan ang pagpapataw ng disciplinary action laban sa 20 punong barangay ng Metro Manila dahil sa paglabag sa enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) protocols.

“Nais naming magpadala ng mensahe sa mga pasaway na punong barangay na hindi hahayaan ng DILG ang anumang paglabag ng ECQ protocols. Bilang mga...

DILG: LGUs na planong mag-donate ng gadgets, dapat sundin ang technical specs ng DepEd

June 19, 2020

Alinsunod sa plano ng mga local government units (LGUs) na magkaloob ng mga tablets at iba pang learning gadgets sa kanilang mga pampublikong paaralan, hinikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga ito na siguruhing naaayon ito sa itinalang minimum technical specifications ng Department of Education (DepEd).

“Nais naming makapag-adjust ang mga paaralan,...

Mahigit 80,000 kailangan para sa pinalawak na contact tracing - DILG

June 18, 2020

Bilang bahagi ng patuloy na pagsisikap ng pamahalaan upang sugpuin ang COVID-19, sinabi ngayon ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na nangangailangan ng 82,537 contact tracer ang pamahalaan para sa mga local contact tracing teams (CTTs) sa mga local government unit (LGUs) sa buong bansa, na siyang mamamahala sa pagsubaybay sa mga close contacts ng mga kumpirmadong...

DILG recommends disciplinary action to the Ombudsman against 20 punong barangays for violating ECQ protocols

June 18, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has recommended to the Office of the Ombudsman the imposition of disciplinary action against 20 barangay officials in Metro Manila for violating enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) protocols.

“We want to send a message sa mga pasaway na barangay official that the DILG will not tolerate any violation of ECQ protocols. As...

DILG: LGUs planning to donate gadgets to schools should comply with DepEd technical specs

June 18, 2020

In light of the plans of many Local Government Units to donate tablets and other learning gadgets to their respective public schools, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has urged local government units (LGUs) who are doing so to comply with the minimum technical specifications set by the Department of Education (DepEd).

“We all want to help our schools, especially...

DILG: Over 80,000 contact tracers needed nationwide for expanded contact tracing efforts

June 18, 2020

As part of the government’s continuing efforts to defeat COVID-19, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that the government needs some 82,537 contact tracers to form part of local contact tracing teams (CTTs) of local government units (LGUs) across the country who shall take charge of tracking down the close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 patients.

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Año ipinag-utos ang pagsibak sa BFP Region 6 Director kaugnay ng “breach of quarantine protocol” sa Boracay

June 18, 2020

Ipinag-utos ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang pagpalit sa Regional Director ng Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)- 6, F/SSupt. Roderick P. Aguto makaraan ang isang report ng breach of quarantine protocol ng fire personnel na naglibot sa Boracay island habang naghihintay ng resulta ng kanyang PCR test sa Covid-19 kung saan ito ay nag-positibo.

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Año relieves BFP-6 Regional Director for breach of quarantine protocol of BFP personnel in Boracay

June 17, 2020

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año has ordered the relief of the Regional Director of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) – Region 6, F/SSUPT Roderick P. Aguto, after the reported breach of quarantine protocol of a fire personnel who reportedly roamed around Boracay Island while awaiting the result of her PCR test on COVID-19 which eventually...

Hindi pinipilit ang mga LGU na suportahan ang Anti-Terrorism Bill; isang insulto sa mga LGU ang akusasyon ng Bayan Muna—DILG

June 17, 2020

Pinabulaanan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang paratang ng grupong Bayan Muna na pinipilit ng Kagawaran ang mga local chief executives (LCEs) na sumuporta sa Anti-Terrorism Bill at sinabing isang insulto sa mga lokal na opisyal ang akusasyon.

“Ito'y malaking kasinungalingan at insulto sa dignidad, katalinuhan at integridad ng mga lokal na opisyal sa buong...

DILG: LGUs not being forced to support Anti-Terrorism Bill; calls Bayan Muna’s accusation an affront to local governments nationwide

June 17, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today belied the accusation of leftist group Bayan Muna that local chief executives (LCEs) are being coerced by the DILG to support the Anti-Terrorism Bill calling the accusation an affront and insult to local government executives nationwide.

“Bayan Muna’s claim that LGUs are being forced into supporting the...

DILG: 397 barangay officials nahaharap sa mga kasong kriminal dahil sa maanomalyang pamamahagi ng SAP; 663 sa kabuuan ang sumasailalim sa imbestigasyon

June 17, 2020

Sa nalalapit na pamamahagi ng second tranche ng Social Amelioration Program (SAP), sinabi ng Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) na 397 barangay at local government officials ang nahaharap ngayon sa mga kasong kriminal sa iba’t-ibang Prosecutor’s Office ng Department of Justice dahil sa umano’y anomalya sa pamamahagi ng first tranche ng Social Amelioration...

DILG: 397 barangay officials facing criminal charges for anomalous SAP distribution; a total of 663 under investigation

June 16, 2020

With the distribution of the second tranche of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) set to begin soon, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said 397 barangay and local government officials are now facing criminal charges for alleged anomalies in the distribution of the first tranche of the Social Amelioration Program before the various Prosecutor’s Office of the...

DILG’s STATEMENT OF SUPPORT TO OPLAN BALIK ESKWELA OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

June 15, 2020

Secretary Eduardo M. Año

As a member agency of the Oplan Balik Eskwela program of the DepEd, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) expresses full support to the DepEd’s reconfigured Brigada Eskwela and Oplan Balik Eskwela programs as we continue to fight COVID-19.


The education of the youth, despite the challenges brought by the COVID-19 public health emergency,...

DILG's STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 122nd PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY

June 12, 2020
Secretary Eduardo M. Año

My warmest greetings to every Filipino as we commemorate the 122nd Philippine Independence Day.

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) joins the Filipino people as we, again, look back at our glorious past to celebrate the momentous Philippine Independence Day, now on its 122nd year.

The resilience and heroism of the Filipino people which has led...

DILG: Former Anakpawis solon and group not ‘off the hook’, will still face other criminal charges

June 11, 2020

Former Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao and six members of his group are not completely absolved from criminal liabilities following the dismissal of one of the charges against them by the Norzagaray Municipal Trial Court, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya says that despite the dismissal of...

DILG: Bawal pa rin ang misting, spraying ng disinfectant sa mga tao; ikinalungkot ang pagkamatay ng doctor na pulis

June 11, 2020

Pinaalalahanan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang publiko na bawal pa rin ang misting at pag-spray ng disinfectant sa mga tao kasunod ng pagkamatay ni police doctor Casey Gutierrez na nakalanghap diumano ng disinfectant sa isang quarantine facility sa Pasig City.

Ikinalulungkot namin ang pangyayaring ito lalo pa’t nilinaw naman ng DILG at ng Department...

DILG reiterates ban on misting, spraying people; laments death of police doctor

June 10, 2020
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reiterated the ban on misting and spraying on people following the death of police doctor Capt. Casey Gutierrez who reportedly inhaled a disinfectant inside a quarantine facility in Pasig City.

Ikinalulungkot namin ang pangyayaring ito lalo pa’t nilinaw naman ng DILG at ng Department of Health (DOH) noong Abril pa na...

DILG: LGUs na magpapataw ng localized lockdown dapat magtatag ng quick response teams

June 9, 2020

Sa umiiral na general community quarantine (GCQ) sa Kalakhang maynila at sa modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) sa iba pang panig ng bansa, sinabi ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na dapat magtatag ng quick response teams (QRTs) ang mga local government units (LGUs) na magpapataw ng localized lockdown sa mga pamayanang sinasakupan nila na siyang magsasagawa ng...

DILG: LGUs which impose localized lockdowns must organize quick response teams

June 8, 2020

With the general community quarantine (GCQ) in effect in Metro Manila and modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) in greater parts of the country, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said that local government units (LGUs) which impose localized lockdown in specific areas in their communities must have organized their quick response teams (QRTs) that shall carry out...

DILG: Hindi pinapayagan ang "sabong" sa GCQ at MGCQ

June 5, 2020

Sa kabila ng mas maluwag na alituntunin sa ilalim ng general community quarantine (GCQ), pinaalala ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ngayon na ang pagsasabong (cockfighting) ay hindi pa rin pinahihintulutan sa ilalim ng GCQ o MGCQ matapos makatanggap ng mga ulat ang kagawaran na may mga ibang LGUs na pinapayagan na ang ganitong operasyon.

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DILG nilinaw na pinagbabawal pa rin ang tricycles at pedicabs sa national highways sa lahat ng lugar sa ilalim ng GCQ at MGCQ

June 5, 2020

Ipinagbabawal pa rin ang pagdaan ng mga tricycles at pedicabs sa national highways sa lahat ng lugar na nasa ilalim ng general community quarantine (GCQ) at modified general community quarantine (MGCQ).

Ito ang agarang paglilinaw ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya nitong Huwebes matapos niyang makausap si DILG Secretary...

DILG: "Sabong" not allowed to operate in GCQ/MGCQ areas

June 5, 2020

Despite the relaxed guidelines under the general community quarantine (GCQ), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año today reiterated that cockfighting is still not allowed to operate whether under ECQ or MECQ in light of reports reaching the department that some LGUs have allowed their operation.

“Bagamat mas maluwag po ang ating mga kautusan,...

DILG clarifies: Tricycles, pedicabs still banned on national highways in all GCQ and MGCQ areas

June 5, 2020

Tricycles and pedicabs remain banned on national highways in all general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ (MGCQ) areas.

This is the urgent clarification of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya on Thursday after conferring with Secretary Eduardo Año, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, and DOTr Secretary Arturo...

DILG: Hindi anti-human rights ang Anti-Terrorism Bill, mga terorista lamang ang dapat matakot dito

June 4, 2020

Ang panukalang batas na Anti-Terrorism Bill ay hindi anti-human rights at sa halip ay pinoprotektahan nito ang mga karapatan ng mga inosenteng tao mula sa mga terorista, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Salungat sa mga pahayag ng mga kritiko, ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, layon ng Anti-Terrorism Bill na burahin na ang terorismo sa bansa. “Ang...

DILG says Anti-Terrorism Bill is not anti-human rights; only terrorists should be afraid of it

June 3, 2020

The proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill is not anti-human rights and, in fact, seeks to protect the rights of innocent people from terrorists, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Contrary to the claims of critics, DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the Anti-Terrorism Bill seeks to finally stamp out terrorism in the country. "The Anti-Terrorism Bill aims to...

DILG: 301 barangay officials nahaharap ngayon sa kasong kriminal para sa iba

June 3, 2020

Inihayag ngayon ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na 301 barangay officials ang nahaharap ngayon sa mga kasong kriminal matapos makumpleto ng PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group ang pag-iimbestiga/case-build up sa mga naiulat na umanoy anomalya sa pamamahagi ng unang tranche ng Social Amelioration Program.

“Hindi po hihinto ang DILG at ang PNP sa...

DILG: 301 barangay officials now facing criminal charges for various SAP pay-out anomalies

June 3, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today announced that 301 barangay officials are now facing criminal charges after the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group completed the investigation/case-build up on their reported anomalies in the pay-out of the first tranche of the Social Amelioration Program.

“Hindi po hihinto ang DILG at ang PNP sa paghabol sa...

Año binalaan ang mga sindikato ng droga: Pagluluwag sa quarantine kaakibat ang pag-igting ng kampanya laban sa illegal drugs

June 3, 2020

Ang pagluwag ng mga quarantine protocol laban sa COVID-19 ay nangangahulugan ng lalong paghihigpit ng pamahalaan sa kampanya laban sa ipinagbabawal na gamot.

Ito ang mariing babala ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa mga sindikato ng droga habang sumailalim na sa general community quarantine (GCQ) ang Metro Manila at ilang lugar sa bansa.

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Año warns drug syndicates: Easing of quarantine means tightening up of anti-illegal drugs campaign

June 2, 2020

Easing up the quarantine measures in fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) means a tightening up of government’s battle against illegal drugs.

This is the stern warning of Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año to drug syndicates as the shift to general community quarantine (GCQ) has begun in the National Capital Region (NCR) and...