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DILG: Magtalaga ng OFW Desks para sa mga balikbayang OFW sa gitna ng COVID-19

May 1, 2020

Upang mapadali ang pag-uwi ng mga overseas Filipino workers (OFW) na apektado ng global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) sa kanilang lugar, inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government ang mga regional offices na magtakda ng OFW Desks at magtalaga ng mga desk officers sa mga rehiyon, lalawigan, highly urbanized cities (HUCs) at mga independent component cities (ICCs).

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DILG condemns the CPP-NPA-NDF for ending ceasefire; tells PNP to be on full alert

May 1, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has condemned the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) for ending its ceasefire declaration against government troops and directs all Philippine National Police (PNP) stations nationwide to be on full alert status even as they are doing humanitarian work and implementing community...

DILG orders creation of OFW Desks to assist returning repatriates amid Covid-19 crisis

May 1, 2020

In order to facilitate the return of OFWs affected by the global coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has ordered all its regional offices to establish their respective OFW Desks and to designate desk officers in the regions, provinces, highly-urbanized cities (HUC), and independent component cities (ICC).

“We have been...

Mataas na antas ng pagtitiwala nagbibigay inspirasyon sa DILG upang paghusayan ang paglilingkod sa gitna ng krisis sa COVID-19

April 29, 2020

Bilang pagtugon sa mataas na antas ng tiwalang natanggap kamakailan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), sinabi ni Secretary Eduardo M. Año na inspirado ang Kagawaran na paghusayan pa ang paglilingkod sa publiko sa gitna ng paglaganap ng sakit na coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19).

Sinabi ni Año na ang positibong puna ng publiko sa mga aksyon at pagsisikap ng DILG ay isang...

DILG: Kapayapaan, kaayusan sa mga lalawigan susi sa Balik Probinsiya program

April 29, 2020

Kailangang simulan na ng mga local government units ang paghahanda para sa isang mapayapang lipunan para sa kalakalan pagkalipas ng enhanced community quarantine upang matiyak ang tagumpay ng panukalang programang “Balik-Probinsiya” ng pamahalaan, ayon kay Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año.

“Kung nais nating magtagumpay ang Balik-Probinsiya program,...

DILG: Peace and order in the provinces key to "Balik Probinsiya" program

April 29, 2020

Local government units (LGUs) should start preparing for a peaceful environment for businesses under a post-lockdown scenario to ensure the success of the proposed “Balik-Probinsiya” program of the government, Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año said on Wednesday.

“If we want the proposed Balik-Probinsiya program to succeed, then we must ensure peace and...

High trust rating inspires DILG to serve better amid COVID-19 crisis

April 29, 2020

Reacting to the high trust rating recently received by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that the Department is inspired to serve the public better amid the continuing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis.

Año said that a positive public feedback on the DILG’s actions and efforts is a significant push for the...

DILG, Asia Foundation inilunsad ang LGU vs COVID PH information portal

April 28, 2020

Upang makatulong sa pagbibigay ng inspirasyon at impormasyon sa laban sa COVID-19, hinimok ng Department of the Interior ang Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government units (LGUs) na palakasin ang bagong lunsad na LGU vs COVID PH information portal na dinisenyo bilang plataporma ng pagbabahagi ng mga best practices at tamang impormasyon para sa mga LGUs.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo...

DILG hails honest SAP beneficiaries who returned, waived financial aid

April 28, 2020

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año today hailed some honest Social Amelioration Program (SAP) beneficiaries who opted to voluntarily waive and return their excess financial assistance so that these maybe given to other deserving recipients.

“Their honesty and compassion for their fellowmen in the middle of this crisis show the inherent...

DILG: Police acted “by the book” in Dasma viral incident

April 28, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) stands by the cop in the Dasmariñas Village incident since the police officer handled the situation according to established police protocols.

“Amid all the buzz and trial by publicity going around this incident, we stand with Police Senior Master Sergeant Roland Madrona since he did his job properly. The incident was handled in...

DILG, Asia Foundation launch LGU vs COVID PH information portal

April 28, 2020

To drive inspiration, innovation and information in the battle against COVID-19 crisis, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges local government units (LGUs) to maximize the newly launched LGU vs COVID PH information portal designed as a reliable platform for sharing of best practices and relevant and factual information for LGUs.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says...

DILG sa mga LGU: Kumpletuhin ang pamamahagi ng SAP emergency subsidy hanggang Abril 30

April 28, 2020

May apat na araw o hanggang Abril 30 ang mga local government units (LGU) upang ganap na maipamahagi ang emergency subsidy sa 18 milyong pamilya na mga intended beneficiaries sa ilalim ng Social Amelioration Program (SAP) ng gobyerno, ayon sa Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na dapat madaliin na ng mga LGUs ang pay-out o pamamahagi ng...

DILG to LGUs: Complete distribution of SAP emergency subsidy by April 30

April 27, 2020

Local government units (LGUs) have four days or until April 30 to completely distribute the emergency subsidy to 18 million families who are the intended beneficiaries under the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP), the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced today.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said LGUs must fast-track the pay-out or distribution of SAP...

DILG suportado ang programang Balik Probinsiya pagkalipas ng krisis sa COVID-19

April 27, 2020

Sa paniniwalang ang pagpapaluwag ng Metro Manila ay susi sa pagpigil sa muling pagbugso ng COVID-19, sinabi ng Department of the Interior and Local Government o DILG na sinusuportahan nito ang panukala ng isang senador na himuking pabalikin ang mga residente ng Metro Manila sa kanilang probinsiya sa ilalim ng programang Balik Probinsiya kapag nalutas na ang krisis ng pandemya.

Ayon kay DILG...

DILG supports ‘Balik Probinsiya’ program after COVID 19 crisis is over

April 26, 2020

Seeing decongestion as key to preventing a second wave of COVID-19 in the nation’s capital, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) supports an administration senator’s bid to relocate residents of Metro Manila back to their province of origin through the ‘Balik Probinsiya’ program once the crisis is over.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that...

Statement of solidarity and faith on Ramadhan amid the Covid-19 pandemic

April 25, 2020

Eduardo M. Año
Secretary

My warmest greetings of a blessed month of Ramadhan to all Filipino Muslims who are observing fasting 14 hours a day.

The spirit of sacrifice, faith, obedience, discipline, and charity being observed by our Filipino Muslim brothers and sisters this month is very much in line with what is needed in the current imposition of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in high-risk...

DILG reminds LGUs of "no infant formula milk donations" amid the ECQ

April 23, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) clarified today that while milk donations per se are not prohibited items for distribution to communities, infant formula milk donations are banned under the regulations issued by the Department of Health and adopted by the DILG.

DILG Spokesperson and Undersecretary Jonathan E. Malaya says that the acceptance and distribution of...

Anakpawis members released on bail, DILG warns them never to violate the ECQ again

April 23, 2020

After being detained for violating the ECQ, the members of Anakpawis arrested in Norzagaray, Bulacan have been charged before the Regional Trial Court and have now been released on bail but received a stern warning from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) never to violate the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) directive of the National Government again.

DILG Secretary...

DILG issues show cause order to 29 barangay chairmen in Metro Manila for failure to properly enforce ECQ

April 22, 2020

Twenty-nine (29) barangay chairmen in Metro Manila were issued with a show cause order by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for failure to properly enforce the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in their communities amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the issuance comes after reports received by the...

DILG tells LGUs to focus on contact tracing

April 21, 2020

Following the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) Resolution No. 25, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is directing local government units (LGUs) nationwide to focus on contact tracing of possible carriers of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the main focus for LGUs shall be...

DILG to public: Breaking quarantine directives is breaking the law

April 21, 2020

If you violate the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) directives, you are breaking the law says the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) as it reminds the public to stay at home or face fines or even arrest following reports of individuals caught sneaking pass checkpoints to go to the provinces for unessential purposes.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that it is absurd...

DILG assures Anakpawis of due process: Sa korte na lang kayo magpaliwanag!

April 21, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government assured the six (6) detained Anakpawis members of due process as the Philippine National Police (PNP) has filed cases against them for violating the Enhanced Community Quarantine, failure to practice social distancing, and attempting to organize a mass gathering in the guise of an alleged relief operation.

“The rule of law does not...

DILG slams Anakpawis for violating ECQ and being "pasaway"

April 20, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today slammed Leftist group Anakpawis for violating the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon when several of its members broke the ‘stay at home policy,’ conducted an unauthorized travel outside of Metro Manila, and attempted to organize a mass gathering in Norzagaray, Bulacan in the guise of distributing relief...

DILG to LGUs: Stop spraying disinfectants, mists on individuals

April 20, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) discouraged local government units (LGUs) from using disinfection tents, misting chambers or sanitation booths on individuals following the Department of Health’s (DOH) and World Health Organization (WHO) advisory stating that such measures on humans do not protect against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and “may...

DILG to governors: Use P6.197-B Bayanihan Grant to Provinces to address COVID-19 needs

April 19, 2020

Use the P6.197-billion Bayanihan Grant to Provinces (BGP) to implement the National Strategy Against COVID-19 in your respective provinces.

This is the directive of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año to 81 provincial governors in the country as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to hound the nation.

“Time is of the essence in this time of...

DILG to Punong Barangays: Post list of SAP beneficiaries in barangay hall for transparency

April 18, 2020

To ensure transparency in the identification of beneficiaries for the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) financial assistance under the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) directed Punong Barangays to post the list of target beneficiaries in their barangay in conspicuous public places within their communities like the...

Families of Barangay Tanods, Barangay Health Workers now qualified for social amelioration -- DILG

April 18, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government said today that the families of all Barangay Tanods, Barangay Health Workers nationwide are now qualified under the Social Amelioration Program of the government.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Rolando Bautista has issued a Memorandum yesterday approving...

DILG warns against photocopying of social amelioration forms from the DSWD

April 17, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) warns against the unauthorized reproduction of the social amelioration cards for the Bayanihan Fund cash subsidy to the poorest of the poor affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

DILG Spokesperson and Undersecretary Jonathan E. Malaya said that the social amelioration forms cannot be Xeroxed or duplicated...

DILG to LGUs: Prioritize PWDs in distribution of relief goods

April 17, 2020

With the extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is directing local government units (LGUs) to prioritize persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the distribution of relief goods.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that PWDs even before the ECQ are marginalized and are all the more in need to be given attention to...

DILG to LGUs, PNP: Organize Contact Tracing Team in every LGU

April 16, 2020

With the government’s enhanced capacity for Covid-19 testing, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said local government units (LGUs), the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) are ready to fully assist and cooperate with the Department of Health (DOH) in conducting expanded testing in the LGUs.

“Katuwang ng DOH ang mga...