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DILG: Dalawang nangingikil gamit ang pangalan ng DILG Spox nasakote

December 7, 2020

Inihayag ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ngayon ang pagka-aresto ng Philippine National Police - Criminal Investigation ang Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) sa dalawang extortionist sa Dagupan City na sangkot sa mga panloloko at pangingikil sa mga opisyal ng lokal na pamahalaan na nagpapakilalang mataas na opisyal ng DILG sa kanilang modus.

Kinilala ni DILG Secretary Eduardo...

DILG: PNP-CIDG arrests extortionists using name of DILG Spox

December 4, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today announced that the Philippine National Police - Crime Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) arrested two extortionists in Dagupan City, Pangasinan involved in swindling and extortion activities against Local Government officials posing as senior DILG officials in their modus.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año identified the...

DILG: Wala pang desisyon sa pagpayag na pumunta sa mga mall ang mga menor de edad

December 2, 2020

Nilinaw ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na wala pang pinal na desisyon sa pagpayag sa mga menor de edad na bumisita sa mga mall habang may pandemya pa ng COVID-19 sa National Capital Region at sa buong bansa.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo Año, hindi pa nagkakasundo ang mga alkalde sa Metro Manila at wala pa silang rekomendasyon pagkatapos ng dalawang pulong....

DILG: No final decision yet on minors going to malls

December 2, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government today clarified that there is no final decision yet on allowing minors to visit malls amid the COVID pandemic in the National Capital Region and in the rest of the country.

DILG Secretary Eduardo Año said that the Metro Manila mayors have yet to come to a consensus and make a recommendation on the matter after two (2) meetings. He said the...

DILG orders manhunt for Tiamzons

December 1, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed the Philippine National Police (PNP) to intensify the manhunt for former Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Chairman Benito Tiamzon and his wife, former CPP Secretary General Wilma Tiamzon, who based on intelligence reports are still in the country three days after a Quezon City court sentenced them to up to 40 years...

DILG, DENR nagsanib puwersa laban sa illegal logging, quarrying

December 1, 2020

Nagsanib puwersa ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) at Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) sa pagpapatupad ng paghihigpit sa iligal na pagtotroso at quarrying na ipinag-utos ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte matapos malubog sa baha ang Cagayan at Isabela.

Ayon kay DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya pupulungin ng DENR ang National...

DILG and DENR join forces to stop illegal logging and quarrying

December 1, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government and the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are joining forces to implement the crackdown on illegal logging and illegal quarrying earlier ordered by the President in the wake of massive flooding in Cagayan and Isabela.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said the National Anti-Illegal Logging Task Force...

ASEAN nations join hands to fight emerging cybercrime due to pandemic

November 27, 2020

Recognizing the need for stronger collaboration against transnational crimes in this time of the pandemic, the ministers and high-level representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have vowed to work for a cohesive response to new and emerging crime trends vis-a-vis improved cyberspace capability.

DILG Secretary and AMMTC-Philippines head Eduardo M. Año said that law...

DILG denounces Makabayan bloc’s refusal to condemn CPP-NPA-NDF

November 26, 2020

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año today denounced the so-called Makabayan blocs’ refusal to condemn the CPP-NPA-NDF calling it a betrayal of public trust and an insult to the 40,000 victims of Communist terrorism since 1969 which includes thousands of civilians, soldiers, and police officers killed.

He said that he is dismayed by the...

DILG recognizes nine best LGU community-based rehab practices

November 25, 2020

Proving that grassroots recovery program for illegal drugs victims work, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) recognized nine (9) best practices of local government units (LGUs) under the Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation and Reintegration Program (CBDRP).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the national government is committed to the...

DILG to LGUs, PNP: Crackdown on illegal logging, expedite planting of trees

November 23, 2020

In the wake of widespread flooding caused by Typhoon Ulysses, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed local government units (LGUs) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to implement a crackdown on illegal logging, illegal quarrying and expedite the planting of trees in coordination with the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

DILG...

Statement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government

November 19, 2020

Where Have You Been?
A Rejoinder to Atty. Wilfredo Garrido


Everyone knew where Secretary Eduardo M. Año of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) was before, during, and after the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses except lawyer Wilfredo Garrido.

As early as November 9, days before Ulysses struck the country, the Secretary issued Advisories to all LGUs directing them to activate...

DILG: Hukbo ng 46k contact tracers nakikipaglaban na sa COVID-19 sa buong bansa

November 18, 2020

Kinumpirma ngayon ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na mayroon ng hukbo ng 46,338 contact tracers (CTs), konti na lang para maabot ang target na 50K CT na iniatas sa ilalim ng Bayanihan to Heal as One Act or Bayanihan 2 Law, ay na-deploy na ngayon sa lahat ng mga local government unit (LGUs) sa buong bansa at nakikipaglaban na sa COVID-19.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary...

DILG: Army of 46k contact tracers now fighting COVID-19 in all LGUs nationwide

November 17, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today confirmed that “an army of 46,338 contact tracers (CTs),” a few thousands shy of the targeted 50K CTs prescribed under the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act or Bayanihan 2 Law, are now deployed in all local government units (LGUs) nationwide fighting COVID-19.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that as the Department gears...

DILG sa mga LGUs: Ipatupad ang health safety protocols habang nagro-road clearing simula ngayon

November 16, 2020

Hinimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government units (LGU) na ipatupad ang mga minimum health standards sa pagsisimula ng 60 araw na road clearing sa buong bansa ngayon.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, matapos ang walong buwang suspensiyon, tuloy na muli ang road clearing operation sa buong bansa maliban na lamang sa mga lugar na nasasailalim...

DILG tells LGUs to observe health safety protocols in road clearing 2.0 that starts today

November 16, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) enjoins local government units (LGUs) to observe minimum health standards when they begin the 60-day nationwide road clearing operations starting today.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that after eight months of suspension due to the global pandemic, road clearing operations will resume all over the country except in areas under...

DILG: 3,267 pulis at fire personnel, nagsasagawa ng search and rescue operations sa Cagayan at Isabela

November 15, 2020

Nagpadala ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ng 3,267 na tauhan mula sa Philippine National Police (PNP) at Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) sa mga lalawigan ng Cagayan at Isabela at kasalukuyan silang nagsasagawa ng mga search and rescue at disaster response operations, sa pakikipag-ugnayan sa Philippine Coast Guard, Armed Forces, at Local Government Unit (LGU) rescue...

DILG sa Lalawigan ng Cagayan: Ipagpaliban ang mahigpit na health protocol sa mga relief at rescue personnel

November 14, 2020

Inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Cagayan na ipagpaliban ang mahigpit na COVID-19 health protocols upang madaling makapasok ang mga relief, search at rescue teams at mga media outlets sa mga lugar na naapektuhan ng Bagyong Ulysses.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na nakatanggap sila ng maraming ulat na ang mga relief at...

DILG tells Cagayan Province to lift strict health protocol restrictions on relief and rescue personnel

November 14, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed the Provincial Government of Cagayan to lift its strict COVID health protocols to allow relief, search and rescue teams, and media outlets with immediate access to areas affected by Typhoon Ulysses.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that they have received numerous reports that relief and media organizations are being...

DILG: 3,267 police and fire personnel conducting search and rescue operations in Cagayan and Isabela

November 14, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has deployed some 3,267 Philippine National Police (PNP) and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel to Cagayan and Isabela provinces and they are currently conducting search and rescue and disaster response operations in coordination with Philippine Coast Guard, Armed Forces, and Local Government Unit (LGU) rescue teams.

DILG...

STATEMENT OF THE DILG

November 11, 2020

EDUARDO M. AÑO
DILG Secretary

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) advises the public and all local government units (LGUs), especially the ones in the Bicol Region and nearby areas, to immediately implement Oplan Listo protocols, prepare, and be ready for Tropical Storm “Ulysses”. The public is urged to abide by LGUs’ preemptive evacuation procedures...

DILG welcomes Gallup poll that placed the PH among nations with good peace and order

November 3, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said the government is even more committed to maintaining its current efforts against crime and drugs following the Philippines' excellent standing in a prestigious worldwide survey on people's views on their security which included the country among the top 50 nations with good peace and order.

The figures culled during...

STATEMENT OF THE DILG

October 30, 2020

EDUARDO M. AÑO
DILG Secretary

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), together with all of our attached agencies, mourn the passing of our Negros Occidental Provincial Director Atty. Ferdinand Panes due to COVID-19 infection leading to a heart attack on October 29, 2020.

As a frontliner, PD Panes’ life was true to our dictum of Matino, Mahusay at Maaasahan brand of...

DILG at Marikina LGU pumirma ng kasunduan para sa Safe Philippines Command Center

October 29, 2020

Pumirma kamakailan ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) kasama ang Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Bureau of Jail Management and Facility (BJMP), at ang Pamahalaang Lungsod ng Marikina ng Deed of Usufruct para sa pagtatatag ng Safe Philippines National Command and Control Center (SafePh NCCC) sa naturang lungsod.

Inaasahan ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na mapapabilis...

DILG nagbabala sa mga local executives sa mga sindikatong nagpapakilalang mataas na opisyal ng DILG

October 28, 2020

Binalaan ng Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government executives sa panibagong sindikato ng mga extortionist at con-men na nagpapakilalang matataas na opisyal ng DILG na sinasabing aayusin nila ang emergency relief aid nito para sa COVID-19.

Sinabi ni DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya na marami silang natatanggap na mga report mula sa DILG...

DILG: Nationwide road-clearing resumes Nov. 16, directs LGUs to clear roads in 60 days

October 28, 2020

After more than seven months of suspension, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has announced the resumption of the Road-Clearing Operation 2.0 (RCO 2.0) depending on the quarantine classification of the local government units (LGUs), giving 60 calendar days for local governments to comply with the Presidential directive.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that with the...

DILG and Marikina LGU ink pact for Safe Philippines Command Center

October 28, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) together with the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Bureau of Jail Management and Facility (BJMP), and the City Government of Marikina recently signed the Deed of Usufruct for the establishment of the Safe Philippines National Command and Control Center (SafePh NCCC) in the said city.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año is optimistic that...

DILG warns local executives of syndicate pretending to be DILG officials

October 28, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today warned the public and local government executives anew of a syndicate of extortionists and con-men posing as DILG senior officials and supposedly arranging for COVID-19 or emergency relief aid.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that they have received numerous reports from DILG regional and field offices...

DILG inatasan ang mga LGUs na siguraduhing sarado ang mga sementeryo mula Oktubre 29 hanggang Nobyembre 4

October 27, 2020

Ilang araw bago ang Undas, inatasan ni Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año ang lahat ng LGUs at police commanders, na siguraduhing sarado ang pampubliko at pribadong sementeryo, memorial parks at columbariums mula Oktubre 29 hanggang Nov. 4, 2020 bilang pagsunod sa kautusan ni Pangulong Rodrigo R. Duterte.

Sinabi pa ni Año na sa kabila ng pagbaba ng kaso...

DILG to LGUs on Undas: Ensure all cemeteries are closed on Oct. 29 - Nov. 4

October 27, 2020

Days before Undas, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed all local government units (LGUs) and police commanders to ensure that all private and public cemeteries, memorial parks, and columbariums are closed from October 29 to November 4, 2020 as ordered by the President.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that despite the flattening of the COVID-19 curve in...