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...
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reiterates its warning to all local government units (LGUs) to stop collecting pass-through fees on goods and services or face sanctions.
"The DILG has been persistent in reminding LGUs to refrain from imposing pass-through charges on goods and services. For the nth time, desist collection for there are prevailing sanctions for those proven guilty of violation," says DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año.
Año says local officials who fail to take action on the collection of pass-through fees may face administrative disciplinary actions or charged with abuse of authority under Section 190 and Section 60 of the Local Government Code.
Two days after Typhoon Ompong left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) lauded the Local Chief Executives (LCEs) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) for their timely action which saved 591,762 persons or 147,540 families in seven regions across the country.
DILG Officer-in-Charge Bernardo C. Florece, Jr. says that the pre-emptive evacuation, pre-positioning of supplies and equipment, and establishment of critical preparedness actions by the Local Government Units (LGUs) based on the Operation Listo protocols have significantly contributed to successful Typhoon Ompong operations.
Northern Mindanao’s headway in the industrial sector and transshipment industry could spur growth in the entire Mindanao cluster, especially under a federal form of government, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
“As the gateway in and out of Mindanao, Region 10 is in the best position to usher investments straight into Mindanao and thus become a center of growth in the country under a federal form of government,” says DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya.
With the federalism’s distribution of power and wealth, the regional government will have the authority to further improve its shipping ports and docks through infrastructure...
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...