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Statement of the DILG on the Passing of Former President Benigno

June 25, 2021

Hon. Eduardo M. Año
DILG Secretary

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and all of our attached agencies join the entire nation in mourning the sudden passing of former President Benigno S. “Noynoy” Aquino III. His passing came as a shock to the Filipino people especially in this time of pandemic where many have left us suddenly and without warning.

We express our deepest condolences to the Aquino family, loved ones and friends at this time of bereavement. We ask the public to offer a prayer for his eternal repose.

We pay tribute to the former President for his legacy of service to the country and his numerous contributions to the nation. Indeed, his leadership has paved...

DILG welcomes EO granting death and burial benefits for Indigenous Peoples serving in barangays

June 23, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomed the signing of an executive order that grants death and burial benefits to Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in barangays who die during their term of office as this “gives due recognition to the significant role and contribution of IPMRs in promoting the welfare of indigenous peoples.”

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said EO 139 signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte affirms the invaluable role of IPMRs in barangay policy-making and governance by providing them benefits enjoyed by other similarly situated barangay officials.

“We thank President Duterte for recognizing the invaluable contributions of...

DILG, PSA kick-start on-site PhilID registration for DILG personnel

June 23, 2021

As the government continues its rollout of the National ID, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), in coordination with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), kicked off its institutional registration of the Philippine Identification System or PhilSys for DILG officials and employees at the Department’s Central Office in Quezon City.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año expressed his gratitude to the PSA for having the DILG as the pilot Department in the executive branch of the government for the on-site registration for the PhilSys. “As one of the key proponents of the PhilSys, we thank the PSA for choosing the DILG as the pilot agency for on-site registration for the...

As the rainy season starts, DILG reminds LGUs to implement preparedness measures, typhoon response protocols

June 22, 2021

Following the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s (PAGASA’s) announcement of the start of the rainy season, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds local government units (LGUs) to undertake necessary preparedness measures and their response protocols to ensure the safety of the people during heavy rains, typhoons, flashfloods and landslides amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the pandemic presents unique challenges going into the rainy season, hence, “LGUs should be more alert and prepared this rainy season and must ensure that all vital aspects of local disaster risk...

DILG tells LGUs to be ready for more Pfizer vaccine deliveries

June 22, 2021

In light of the government’s largest vaccine procurement for the year that would bring over 40 million doses of Pfizer-BioNtech vaccines to the country, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año urges all local government units (LGUs) to be ready to receive and handle the vaccines when they arrive.

“This is a major development in our National Deployment and Vaccination Plan (NDVP). I call upon all LGUs and local chief executives (LCEs) to start their preparation to be able to properly receive these vaccines as early as now. Time is of the essence and we must do our duty to safely bring the vaccines to the people,” said Año.

The DILG Chief...

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DILG 10 ELCAC provincial levelling session seeks peace amid pandemic

June 15, 2021

To fully understand the operations of left-leaning groups, the Region X office of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG-10) and the regional Joint Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (JRTF ELCAC) recently organized a levelling session with the ELCAC task forces of the Provincial and Highly Urbanized Cities.

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe said the levelling session aimed to disseminate the government’s Executive Order No. 70 or the ‘whole-of-nation’ approach in ending local insurgency to the barangay level.

“Ang atong tumong mao ang pagpakaylap ngadto sa mga ka-baranggayan ang mga programa gikan sa EO 70 nga unta...

DILG R3 tackles COVID-19 situation, LGU response in Talakayan Central Luzon episode

June 9, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 3 (R3) tackles the latest updates in COVID-19 situation in the region and the local government units’ (LGUs’) response in the latest episode of Talakayan Central Luzon (TCL) aired via the DILG Central Luzon official Facebook page and Zoom online platform.

The TCL is a program aiming to inform and educate the public on the various programs of the DILG in maintaining and strengthening good local governance including the government’s efforts against COVID-19.

Bearing the theme, “Gitnang Luzon COVID 19 Update, Ating Alamin, Pagtugon ng Lokal na Pamahalaan, Ating Talakayin”, the second offering of...

DILG R3 orients 51 Central Luzon LGUs on streamlining BPCO

June 9, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 3 (R3) leads the conduct of an online training roll-out on streamlining Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy (BPCO) for local government units (LGUs) cum integration of barangay clearance for 51 target LGUs on May 20, 2021 via Zoom platform.

The activity was conducted to capacitate the remaining 51 target LGUs in Central Luzon in the adoption and implementation of the Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) 2018-01 dated January 4, 2018 of the DILG, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of information and Communication Technology (DICT), and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on guidelines in...

DILG CAR, LGUs to inspect gov't, biz establishments in Cordillera for ‘Safety Seal’ cert

June 9, 2021

BAGUIO CITY--In accordance with the implementation of the Safety Seal Certification Program, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and local government units (LGUs) will inspect government agencies and business establishments to ensure compliance with Minimum Public Health Standards (MPHS).


The certification of the Safety Seal ensures that agencies and private establishments comply with the MPHS, including the adoption and use of the StaySafe.ph application.

The DILG, as the Issuing Authority, will bestow the "Safety Seal" on compliant government establishments such as city and municipal halls, provincial capitols, and all...

DILG R6, BFP, PNP, ANTECO ink pact to ensure safety and continued delivery of electric services

June 9, 2021

San Jose, Antique – Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 6, its attached agencies, and the Antique Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ANTECO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on June 07, 2021 at the Antique Police Provincial Office in order to ensure public safety and continued delivery of electric services in the province.

The signatories are DILG Antique Provincial Director (PD) Cherryl Tacda, Philippine National Police (PNP) PD Roy Parena, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) - Antique Provincial Fire Marshal Randy Pudadera, and ANTECO General Manager Ludovico Lim.

Provincial Fire Marshal Pudadera said that signing the MOU made it easier for the four...

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