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DILG: Halos 3M kabahayan sa mga lugar na nasalanta ng Bagyong Yolanda nakikinabang sa P1.278-B na mga proyekto

August 7, 2019

Halos tatlong milyong kabahayan ang ngayo'y nakikinabang sa 308 na pinaayos na mga municipal facility na nagkakahalaga ng P1.278-bilyon sa limang rehiyon na lubos o bahagyang nasira bunga nang pananalasa ng Bagyong Yolanda noong 2013, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Ipinahayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na kabilang sa 308 na pasilidad na pinaayos sa...

Statement of DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año on the National Dengue Epidemic

August 7, 2019

With the Department of Health (DOH)’s declaration of a national dengue epidemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is enjoining all local government units (LGUs) to act swiftly in preventing dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases by implementing the Enhanced 4S Strategy in their areas.

“Enhanced 4S” stands for (1) search and destroy breeding sites;...

Año pinuri ang viral na pulis na tumugis sa mandurukot

August 7, 2019

Pinuri ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang pulis na naging viral sa social media matapos solong tugisin ang isang pinaghihinalaang mandurukot na hinabol niya sa kahabaan ng Lagusnilad Underpass sa Maynila noong Agosto 2, 2019.

Makikita sa viral na video si Patrolman Jonathan Stanley Dionisio na hinahabol ang mandurukot sa Maynila sa gitna ng...

DILG: Close to 3M households in Yolanda-affected areas benefit from P1.278-B projects

August 7, 2019

Close to three million households are now benefiting from the 308 repaired and rehabilitated municipal facilities worth P1.278-billion across five regions which were totally or partially damaged during the onslaught of Typhoon Yolanda in 2013, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the 308 facilities rehabilitated...

Año commends viral cop who chased snatcher on foot

August 7, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año lauds the police officer who went viral on social media after single-handedly chasing a suspected snatcher on foot along the Lagusnilad Underpass in Manila last August 2, 2019.

Seen on the viral video was Patrolman Jonathan Stanley Dionisio running after a snatcher along Manila in the middle of moving vehicles....

DILG to LGUs: Convert vacant lots to pay parking areas

August 7, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges mayors all over the country to convert vacant lots to pay parking areas, PUV terminals, and other public purposes to be used by vehicles affected by the continuous nationwide road clearing efforts being implemented under DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2019-121 of Secretary Eduardo M. Ano.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson...

DILG sa mga Mayor: Papanagutin ang mga Punong Barangay ukol sa pagbabara ng kalsada

August 2, 2019

Habang nagpapatuloy ang 60-araw na countdown sa paglilinis at pagtatanggal ng nakabara sa mga kalsada, hinihikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga mayor na igiit ang kanilang otoridad at papanagutin ang mga punong barangay para sa malalang pagbabara ng mga daanan.

Ipinahayag ni DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya na inaasahan ang pangunguna...

DILG to Mayors: Hold your Barangay Captains accountable for road obstructions

August 1, 2019

As the 60-day countdown to clear road obstructions progresses, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges mayors to put their foot down, impose their authority, and hold barangay captains accountable for road obstructions.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya says that in clearing roads of illegal structures and obstructions, mayors are expected to...

86 lungsod nagsabatas ng mga Smoke-Free Ordinance - DILG

July 31, 2019

Mula nang ilabas ang Executive Order (EO) No. 26 ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte dalawang taon na ang nakalipas, 86 lungsod na ang nagsabatas ng kani-kanilang mga smoke-free ordinance na nakasunod sa EO, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Ipinahayag ni DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya na mula nang ilabas ang nasabing EO, "nakita namin ang aktibong pagtugon ng mga...

86 Cities have passed Smoke-Free Ordinances - DILG

July 31, 2019

Since the issuance of Executive Order No. 26 by President Rodrigo Duterte two years ago, some 86 cities have passed their respective Smoke-Free ordinances that conform to the said Executive Order, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said that since the issuance of the landmark Executive Order, “we saw an active...

DILG: Pag-atake sa Bicol airport patunay na tanging pera lamang ang habol ng CPP-NPA

July 30, 2019

Kinondena ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang pinakahuling pag-atake ng New People’s Army (NPA) sa kasalukuyang ginagawang Bicol International Airport sa Daraga, Albay at nagpahayag na ang mga rebeldeng Komunista ay mistula na lamang mga grupo ng ekstorsyunista at pangkaraniwang mga bandido.

"Ang mga pag-atakeng tulad nito ay...

DILG: Saklaw ang buong bansa sa road clearing operations, hindi lamang Metro Manila

July 30, 2019

Nilinaw ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ngayong araw na ang direktibang inilabas kahapon ng Kagawaran ukol sa utos ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na linisin at tanggalin ang lahat ng nakakabara sa mga kalsada ay hindi lamang sumasaklaw sa mga pinuno ng pamahalaang lokal sa Metro Manila kundi maging sa mga pamahalaang lokal sa buong bansa.

"Walang hindi saklaw ng...

DILG: Attack in Bicol airport is proof that CPP-NPA is just after money

July 30, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año condemns the latest New People’s Army (NPA) attack at the Bicol International Airport in Daraga, Albay currently under construction saying that the Communist rebels have been reduced to a rag tag group of extortionists and ordinary bandits.

“Attacks like this only prove that they are ordinary bandits....

DILG: Road clearing operations nationwide, not just in Metro Manila

July 30, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) clarified today that the directive issued yesterday by the Department in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s instruction to clear roads of obstructions does not only cover local chief executives (LCEs) of Metro Manila but all Local Government Units across the entire country.

“No local government is exempted from the...

Año: 60-day countdown for Metro mayors to clear road obstructions starts today, seeks public support

July 29, 2019

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Eduardo M. Año today says that the 60-day countdown for Metro Manila mayors to finish clearing road obstructions starts today (July 29, 2019) as he urges the public to support and cooperate with their respective local government units (LGUs) in their road clearing efforts.

“This program to clear all road obstructions in Metro...

Statement of DILG SEC. EDUARDO M. AÑO on the directive of the President revoking all gaming franchises issued by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO)

July 29, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government fully supports the directive of the President revoking all gaming franchises and concessions issued by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) due to reports of massive corruption and irregularities.

The closure ordered by the President will prevent the further hemorrhaging of the financial resources of the PCSO, put a stop to the...

Duterte, Año sa mga mayor, gob: Paigtingin ang laban kontra droga, korapsyon, communist terrorism

July 25, 2019

Isang araw matapos ang kanyang ikaapat na State of the Nation Address (SONA), personal na pinulong ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ang mga pinuno ng mga pamahalaang lokal sa bansa at binigyang-diin ang kanyang ipinag-utos na paigtingin ang laban kontra sa iligal na droga, korapsyon, at communist terrorism.

Pitumpu't-apat na punong lalawigan at 1,538 na punong lungsod at bayan ang narinig mismo...

Duterte, Año to all mayors, govs: Intensify war against drugs, corruption, communist terrorism

July 25, 2019

A day right after his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Roa Duterte met personally with all local chief executives (LCEs) of the country and emphasized his directive for them to intensify the war against illegal drugs, corruption, and Communist terrorism.

Seventy-four governors and 1,538 city and municipal mayors heard it straight from the President in a meeting...

DILG kinokondena ang brutal na pagpatay sa 4 na pulis sa Negros Oriental, tiniyak ang suporta para sa mga naulilang pamilya

July 22, 2019

Mariing kinokondena ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang brutal na pagpaslang sa apat na pulis sa Ayungin, Negros Oriental noong nakaraang Huwebes ng mga miyembro ng New People’s Army (NPA) at inilarawan ang insidente bilang "isang krimen na tanging mga halang ang kaluluwa lamang ang makagagawa."

"Nag-asta silang Diyos habang ang apat na pulis ang nanghihingi ng...

DILG condemns brutal killing of 4 cops in Negros Oriental, assures assistance to bereaved families

July 22, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) vehemently condemns the brutal killing of four police officers in Ayungon, Negros Oriental last Thursday by members of the New People’s Army (NPA), describing the incident as "an act that only cold-blooded monsters are capable of executing."

"They were playing God with the four cops in their mercy. We condemn such complete...

DILG welcomes signing of landmark Seal of Good Local Governance law

July 22, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the signing of Republic Act (RA) No. 11292 or the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Act as this will encourage local governments to perform better and efficiently deliver basic services to their constituents.

The DILG is grateful that the SGLG program, which is only in its fifth year, is now part of the law of the...

DILG sees no need to file charges vs Mayor Erap

July 19, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sees no need to pursue raps against former Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada for his alleged failure to turn over transition documents to his successor following the completion of a DILG fact-finding investigation.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya says that based on the fact-finding investigation...

DILG sa LGUs: Suportahan natin ang BARMM, “hindi tayo puwedeng mabigo”

July 17, 2019

“Walang puwang ang kabiguan sa oportunidad ng pagbabago at pagsisimula.” Ito ang binigyang-diin ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) habang hinihimok ang mga local government units (LGUs) ng Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) na suportahan ang umiiral na BARMM Regional Government sa pamumuno ni Chief Minister Murad Ebrahim.

“Hindi...

DILG directs LGUs to contain the spread of Dengue

July 17, 2019

With the Department of Health (DOH) declaring a national dengue alert, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año calls on all local government units (LGUs) to immediately undertake clean up drives to eliminate all mosquito-breeding areas to stop the spread of dengue in their respective areas.

“The alarming increase of dengue cases in several areas...

DILG to LGUs: Support BARMM, "we cannot afford to fail"

July 16, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging local government units (LGUs) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to support the interim BARMM Regional Government led by Chief Minister Murad Ebrahim saying that there is “no room for failure in this opportunity for change and a fresh start.”

“We cannot afford to fail in BARMM...

Año: Krimen bumaba ng 11%, 12K barangays drug-free

July 12, 2019

Sa pangatlong taon ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte, iniulat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na bumaba sa 11 porsyento ang krimen at higit sa 12,000 barangay ang ngayo'y drug-free bunga ng 'participatory governance' at aktibong kolaborasyon sa pagitan ng pamahalaang nasyunal at pamahalaang lokal, mga mamamayan at stakeholders.

“Malaking bahagi kayo sa naging...

Año: Crime volume down by 11%, 12k barangays drug-free

July 11, 2019

On President Rodrigo Duterte’s third year in office, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reported that crime volume dipped by 11 percent and around 12,000 barangays are now drug-free as a result of “participatory governance” or the active collaboration between the government and the local government units (LGUs), citizens, and other stakeholders.

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DILG culminates NEO orientation for govs, urges them to step up in journey towards good governance

July 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) culminated today its newly-elected officials (NEO) orientation program for the country’s 81 first-time and re-elected provincial governors as it challenged them “to step up in the journey towards good local governance.”

“We have made great leaps but we will have mountains to hurdle. As the highest level of...

DILG commends Isko for showing political will in Manila

July 8, 2019

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año commended Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso for hitting the ground running and for showing strong political will in solving the many problems of the City of Manila.

“Manila is the showcase of the Philippines. It is the first place foreigners see when they come to our country, so...

DILG: P3.455-B or 85 percent Yolanda funds liquidated

July 5, 2019

Some P3.455-billion or 85% out of the total P4.055-billion funds under the Recovery Assistance for Yolanda (RAY) have already been liquidated by concerned local government units (LGUs) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the remaining 15% or P600.67-million...