The Department of the Interior and Local Government has issued Show Cause Orders against 16 local chief executives who were reported to have been absent or missing during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong last week.
DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said despite the reports of some absentee mayors, the vast majority of the mayors in Regions 1, 2, and CAR performed well. “While some mayors were reportedly absent, we are glad that the vast majority of the mayors performed well in the performance of their duties in accordance with Oplan Listo. In fact, there were few casualties outside of Itogon, Benguet,” said Malaya.
He said that Usec. Bernardo Florece, DILG OIC, has...
This National Peace Consciousness Month, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año calls on communists to leave the life of rebellion and be reintegrated to normal, productive living with expanded benefits and assistance from the government’s Task Force Balik-Loob.
“With or without peace talks, the government is able and sincere in assisting former rebels and their families to be back to mainstream society safely and conveniently,” he says.
The Implementing Rules and Regulations of Administrative Order No. 10 series of 2018, which created the Task Force, specifies additional benefits to former rebels such as housing assistance or housing...
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) firmly believes that federalism will fix the incidence of poverty and inequality in the country, contrary to claims from the opposition that federalism is not a guaranteed solution to help the poor.
“While we’re not discounting the good provisions in the 1987 Constitution, it had more than 30 years to fix the onset of poverty in the country but had failed to do so since it was implemented. That’s why we want to shift to a federal system of government,” says DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya.
He adds that although it’s important to give in-depth research and careful study on the experiences of foreign...
Mahigit sampung (10) alkalde mula sa Cagayan Valley at Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) ay maaring mapatawan ng show-cause orders sa kanilang pagkawala sa kanilang nasasakupang lugar noong nanalasa ang bagyong Ompong, ayon sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)
“Kami ay nabigla sa mga ulat na aming natanggap dito sa Central Office patungkol sa mga alkaldeng wala sa kanilang lugar, na kabilang sa mga kritikal na lugar na dadaanan ng bagyong Ompong.”, sabi ni DILG Undersecretary for Peace and Order Bernardo C. Florece, Jr. sa isang pulong balitaan kahapon sa DILG central office sa Quezon City.
Ayon sa DILG’s Operation Listo Protocols, ang mga lokal na opisyal...
More than 10 municipal mayors in Cagayan Valley Region and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) may face show-cause orders for being physically absent during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
“We were surprised with the reports received at the Central Office of absentee mayors whose local government units (LGUs) are part of the critical areas in the Typhoon Ompong track,” said DILG Undersecretary for Peace and Order Bernardo C. Florece, Jr. during the press conference earlier today at the DILG central office in Quezon City.
Based on the DILG’s Operation Listo protocols, local chief executives (LCEs) whose LGUs...
Barangay Development Plan, Barangay Budget and Capacity Development Agenda—these are the focus areas in the recent conduct of the Training of Trainers of Barangay Newly-Elected Officials (BNEO) Training Management Team for Barangay Development Plan Formulation.
Conducted by Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10, the training aimed to capacitate the Training Management Team per City/Municipality per Province on planning for development in their barangays.
This was participated by Training Management Team composed of City/Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator (C/MPDC) and City/Municipal Budget Officer (C/MBO).
NEW DILG BUILDING. DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe officially turns over the ceremonial key to the new DILG Misamis Oriental Provincial Building to Provincial Director Edward G. Bhagwani. The DILG Misamis Oriental provincial office is now located at KM 3 Masterson Avenue, Upper Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City beside the DILG 10 Regional Office.
DILG-NCR has opened the virtual classrooms for newly elected barangay officials through the BNEO Program Online Portal.
The portal was created by the DILG-NCR, with support from the Local Government Academy to help newly-elected barangay officials learn more about barangay governance anytime and anywhere.
The portal is a component of the Barangay Newly Elected Officials towards Grassroots Renewal and Empowerment for Accountable and Transparent (GREAT) Barangays Program or BNEO for GREAT Barangays, which has been designed to empower newly-elected officials by providing information to help them understand and fulfill their mandate effectively. It is open for Punong Barangays, Sangguniang...
Focusing on the high-risk local government units of Northern Mindanao, DILG 10 conducted hazard and risk-assessment using Geographic Information System (GIS), aimed to provide said LGUs further knowledge and hands-on skills on the advanced features of GIS as powerful hazard and risk assessment tool.
GIS allows the representation of reality and the simulation of different scenarios such as different flood or landslide level.
“Resilience would need science and governance,” said DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe during the conduct of the said activity, as he emphasized that in building resilient communities, there is a need to come up with the correct...
The Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC) met with key officials of Bohol and Cebu for knowledge sharing on disaster preparedness and response, particularly during an earthquake.
Dubbed as Metro Manila-Central Visayas Shake-Share, the activity brought together Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers (DRRMOs) of NCR, Bohol and Cebu for knowledge exchange to intensify preparations in Greater Metro Manila Area and nearby provinces in line with the possible movement of the West Valley Fault that may cause a 7.2 earthquake or the Big One.
Central Visayas was jolted by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in 2013, with Bohol as its epicenter. Bohol and Cebu are...