The entire Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) family mourn the passing of former Senate President Nene Pimentel, one of the country’s greatest political figures, who was also former Minister/Secretary of Local Government under the Cory Aquino administration.
An esteemed statesperson, he was the principal author of the landmark Republic Act 7160 (The Local Government Code of 1991), which gave LGUs the power and capability to provide for the basic needs of the people within their provinces, cities, municipalities, even up to the barangays. As former Mayor of Cagayan de Oro City, he understood the cause of decentralization and local empowerment.
Matapos ang pagpapatupad ng hakbang upang mapigilan ang pagkalat ng African Swine Fever (ASF), inutusan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga pamahalaang lokal na huwag payagan ang paghadlang sa kalakalan at komersyo sa buong bansa at payagan naman ang pamamahagi at pagbebenta ng processed meat products na may kasamang baboy bilang sangkap sa lahat ng lalawigan sa ilalim ng ilang kondisyon.
"Bilang ang pamahalaan ay tumutugon sa mabisa at agresibong paraan upang matugunan ang ASF outbreak, hinihikayat namin ang lahat ng pamahalaang lokal na alisin ang pagbabawal sa mga processed meat product na may baboy kung ang mga ito ay nakakaagapay sa kondisyon ng Department of...
Despite the steady crime rate decline in the country, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año continues to urge local government units (LGUs) and government agencies to '"go the extra mile" in support of the anti-crime initiatives of the government following President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to support the National Crime Prevention Program (NCPP).
Spearheaded by the National Police Commission (Napolcom), one of DILG's attached agencies, NCPP operationalizes the strategies for ensuring security, public order, and safety under the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022.
"We have achieved great strides in our anti-criminality efforts, especially in the past...
Following the implementation of measures to contain the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed local government units (LGUs) not to allow unwanted disruption of trade and commerce across the country and to allow the distribution and sale of processed meat products that contain pork as ingredient in all provinces subject to certain conditions.
“Since the government has been acting aggressively and effectively to address the ASF outbreak, we are urging all LGUs to lift the ban on processed meat products containing pork for as long as the products meet certain conditions imposed by the Department of Agriculture,” says DILG...
We respect the decision of Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde to relinquish his position as Chief, PNP and go on non-duty status effective today until his retirement in the wake of the controversy where he has been allegedly implicated. I favorably endorsed his intent to the President on Sunday night which has been accepted.
I commend Albayalde for his selfless act in order to spare the PNP organization of the on-going controversy. This will allow the PNP to move on and continue exercising its mandate of protecting and serving the people. I thank him for his dedicated and distinguished service as head of the PNP.
Child-friendly, gender-responsive, and culture-sensitive Katarungang Pambarangay.
These are the features of the newly launched Katarungang Pambarangay Guidebook (The Regions 10 and 13 Experience) following a conflict-sensitive approach.
Rolled out on October 9, 2019, the launching oriented the participating punong barangays, lupon members, and SK chairpersons of Lanao del Norte and Bukidnon on the practical steps to interface the indigenous process of settling disputes with the mainstreamed KP process.
“We, in the DILG, together with the GIZ, have seen how critical the role of the lupong tagapamaya is in the implementation of the Katarungang Pambarangay Law,” DILG 10...
Ramping up stakeholders participation towards ending local communist armed conflict in the country, DILG Region 10 called on the active support of the Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines (PBMLP) to end insurgency during the recently concluded PBMLP 7th Regional Council Elections held at Tangub City, Misamis Occidental.
DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe urged Sangguniang Panlalawigan members to help the government in operationalizing the EO 70, known as the ‘Whole-of-Nation Approach.’
“We are involving all stakeholders to put an end to the five-decade long local terrorist problem in our respective areas of responsibilities,” Agabe said.
Setting the course of Central Luzon Municipal Mayors’ three-year term, DILG Region 3spearheaded the Orientation Course: Priming Leaders for Effective Local Governance for Central Luzon Municipal Mayors at the Fontana Leisure Park, Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City.
It was the first intervention under the second component of the Program for Newly-Elected Officials (NEOs). It aims to enhance the competencies of newly-elected local chief executives (LCEs) in carrying out their tasks in community development while promoting peace and resilience towards inclusive and sustainable development.
The Program for NEO serves as a continuing intervention of the DILG, through the Local...
Pampanga Governor Dennis G. Pineda led the awarding of plaque and Php50,000 cash incentive to the best implementers of the Katarungang Pambarangay program of the DILG on August 19, 2019 at the Executive House, Capitol Building.
Regional winner of the Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA) for the 1st to 3rd class municipality category is Brgy. Balucuc in Apalit. It is headed by Punong Barangay Renato L. Mutuc. Meanwhile, Brgy. Sta. Rita in Minalin, headed by PB Luciano Salangsang, emerged as winner for the 4th to 6th class municipality.
Brgy. Balucuc is a regional winner for four consecutive years, beating other 3,101 barangays in the region while Brgy. Sta. Rita is a provincial...
The DILG-Aurora Provincial Project Monitoring Team (PPMT) in coordination with the local functionaries of Maria Aurora conducted a final inspection of the recently completed FY 2018 Locally-Funded Projects under the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) and Assistance to Municipalities (AM) Program on August 6, 2019.
In Brgy. Diat, the team inspected the completed Gabion Type Flood Control Project which is composed of a 3-layer Gabion Cage (1x1x2) with a total length of 175 meters built near the Diaat River.
Funded by the DILG through PCF, the flood control project aims to protect the adjacent 678 hectares farmland of Barangay Diaat from flooding and mitigate dangers in the settlement...