Kasunod ng pa ulit-ulit na pag-ulan sa ibat-ibang bahagi ng bansa, inalerto ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga gobernador, alkalde at punong barangay na magsagawa ng kaukulang paghahanda upang maging zero-casualty tuwing panahon ng bagyo o matinding pag-ulan.
“Ang kaligtasan ng tao sa hinaharap ay nakadepende sa kung ano ang ginagawa natin sa kasalukuyan. Gamitin ninyo ang tag-araw par paghandaan ang peligro tuwing tag-ulan,” saad ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano.
Sinabi nito na ang paghahangad ng zero-casualty o walang buhay na masasawi sa panahon ng natural na kalamidad bilang sukatan ng epektibong paghahanda sa sakuna ay posible at napatunayan noong...
With intermittent rain pouring in different parts of the country, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is alerting governors, mayors, and punong barangays to adopt necessary disaster preparedness measures and aim for zero-casualty during typhoons or heavy rainfall.
“The safety of people tomorrow relies on what we do today. Make use of times of sunshine to mitigate risks of times of severe downpour,” says DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano.
He says that achieving zero-casualty or no deaths during natural calamities, as the ultimate barometer of effective disaster preparedness, is possible as proven during tropical storm Jolina last year and typhoon Chedeng in 2015.
Umani ng suporta mula sa local government units (LGUs) lalo na sa mga barangay ang direktiba ng Pangulong Rodrigo R. Duterte na higpitan ang mga tambay sa barangay, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
“Tumanggap kami ng feedback mula sa ilang LGUs na nagsasabing pabor sila sa pinakabagong direktiba mula sa Presidente na anila ay malaking tulong para masugpo ang krimen sa kanilang komunidad,” saad ni DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano.
Sinabi ni Ano na ang LGUs ay mayroong mga ordinansa na umiiral na layuning pigilin tutukan ang isyu ng mga tambay at kailangan lamang ng istriktong pagpapatupad at matibay na kapasyahan para magtagumpay.
Around 8,000 people representing different sectoral groups converged at the Lamberto Macias Sports Complex in Dumaguete City to push for a separate Negros Island Federated Region once the Philippines shifts to a federal system of government.
Leaders from both Negros provinces and Siquijor aired their positions to the members of the Consultative Committee to Review the 1987 Constitution led by Comm. Art Aguilar in the first of a series of roadshows on federalism held in this city yesterday.
Dumaguete City Mayor Felipe Remollo says that their experience under the short lived Negros Island Region has shown that there is merit to their proposal and that they will be lobbying strongly for their own federated...
President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s directive to be strict with loiterers or “tambays” has gained the support of local government units (LGUs), especially the barangays, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
“We have received feedback from some LGUs and they welcome this recent directive from the President, which they say, is actually a big boost to their efforts to keep their communities crime-free,” says DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano.
Ano says LGUs already have existing ordinances to prevent crime, which include addressing the predicament on street loiterers that only requires strict implementation and political will to make them...
With the new set of Barangay Officials about to start their service following the May 2018 elections, an oath-taking ceremony for the newly-elected Punong Barangays in Central Luzon was conducted on June 12, 2018 at the ASEAN Convention Center, Angeles City, Pampanga.
Of the total 3,102 barangays in the region, 2,844 or 92% attended. Gracing this ceremony include high-ranking officials including Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Francis N. Tolentino, Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” T. Go, and DILG Executives led by DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano, Usec. for Barangay Affairs Martin B. Dino, Usec....
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan— With the theme: DILG RO2: Walang Puwang ang Droga sa Matino, Mahusay at Maaasahang Ahensya, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 02 was declared as a Drug Free Workplace by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 02 on May 11, 2018 at the DILG Regional Office 2, Carig Sur in this city.
The declaration of DILG Region 2 as drug-free was highlighted by the unveiling of the mural “Drug Free starts with Me” and commitment signing led by OIC ARD Elpidio Durwin and PDEA Chief Administrative Officer Renante Rosero.
RD Jonathan Paul M. Leusen, Jr., in a message read by OIC ARD Elpidio Durwin, said that as one of...
To be more effective and attuned to the challenges of settling disputes in the barangays, a two-day Skills Enhancement Training for the Lupong Tagapamayapa was facilitated by DILG Mambajao and funded by LNMB-Mambajao Chapter recently at the SB Session Hall, Mambajao, Camiguin.
Silverio T. Chan, President, Liga ng mga Barangay, in his opening remarks, expressed appreciation for the conduct of the activity as the inputs would help them improve handling of complaints filed before the barangay.
The pool of resource persons include: Municipal Local Government Operations Officer Katherine L. Pabatao who shared the activity’s rationale and training rules; DILG Camiguin Provincial...
DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano during his visit to DILG Region 2 where he enjoined regional officials and employees to help the government in the fight against corruption and illegal drugs and commended them for their good work in helping the LGUs in their journey towards good governance.
The University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) triumphed over St. Paul School of Professional Studies (SPSPS) in the 2nd match of the Preliminary Rounds (Tacloban City/Leyte leg) of the 2018 Intercollegiate Federalism Debate hosted by the DILG Region 8 at the Leyte Normal University on March 21, 2018.
DILG Regional Director Marivel Sacendoncillo said Leonardo Dimatangal of UPVTC also stood out among other debaters by bagging both the Best Debater and Best Speaker medals.
Sacendoncillo said the teams argued on the following proposition, “Resolve that the country shall adopt a unicameral legislature in a federal system of government”, with SPSPS taking the...