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DILG: All LGUs must prepare local vaccination plans

January 21, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged all local government units (LGUs) to prepare a local vaccination plan as provided in the DOH guidelines on the National Vaccination Program and coordinate closely with their respective DOH-Centers for Health Development in preparing this plan.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that the DILG has issued Memorandum No. 2021-007 where LGUs are directed to come up with a vaccination plan that contains the preparation of risk communication plans and conduct of early Vaccine Communication Campaign to disseminate critical information on COVID-19 vaccination.

The said plan must also include a master list of priority eligible...

DILG: Rehiring of only 15k contact tracers will not weaken PH’s contact tracing capacity

January 18, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today dismissed apprehensions that the re-employment of only 15k contact tracers will weaken the Philippines' contact tracing capacity which remains to be strong, ten months since the start of the pandemic.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya said that the existing number of Contact Tracers (CTs) currently stands at 255,854 nationwide which is more than sufficient for the country’s needs. “We already have 29,611 contact tracing teams which is composed of 255,854 contact tracers nationwide. Even without the DILG hiring, we already have sufficient number of contact tracers.”

He said that the DILG rehiring...

DILG to rehire 15,000 contact tracers for six months

January 18, 2021

To ensure the continuity of the country's contact tracing efforts, the Department of the Interior Local Government (DILG) will re-hire some 15,000 contact tracers (CTs) nationwide for at least six months, following the approval by the Department of Budget and Management of a total of P1.9-billion for the hiring of CTs in 2021.

"While the country's COVID-19 response is significantly improving, we should sustain our contact tracing efforts especially with the reported entry of the new UK variant into the country. Hence, we are pleased that we have been given the funds to re-hire some 15,000 CTs this year who will continue to help us track down, monitor coronavirus cases, and cut transmission in the...

Congress hearing shows 'overwhelming' support for opening up the economy, says DILG

January 18, 2021

This year’s first hearing of the House of Representatives showed an “overwhelming support” to the effort to lift certain restrictions in the economic provisions of the 34-year-old Constitution, according to a top official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

“The support for economic constitutional reform during the first hearing of the House of Representatives was not split. It was overwhelmingly in favor. Among the economists/experts invited, only the left-wing Ibon Foundation opposed it. The rest, Dr. Sicat, Dr. Fabella, Sec. Pernia, Mr. Chikiamko, Sec. Olivar threw their support behind it,” said DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan...

DILG grants one-week extension of road clearing ops deadline

January 15, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has granted a one-week extension of the deadline of the Department’s Road Clearing Operation 2.0 (RCO 2.0) following the requests by local government units (LGUs) to give them more time to clear roads of obstructions.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that upon the request of local chief executives, the deadline for RCO 2.0, which was supposed to be today, will instead be on January 22, 2021 with the validation starting January 25, 2021.

“We extended the deadline for RCO 2.0 because these are extraordinary times; we are in a pandemic and LGUs have a lot on their plate. We understand the request so the...

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"BIDA ang May Disiplina: Solusyon sa COVID-19” campaign formally kicks off in Region XII

December 29, 2020

DILG XII has formally launched its "BIDA ang May Disiplina: Solusyon sa COVID-19" campaign through a virtually packed audience composed of dignitaries from the different government agencies.

Present in the event are: Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Secretary Isidro Lapena who is the appointed Cabinet Official for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for Region XII, members of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) XII, Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) XII, Regional Inter-Agency Task Force for Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (RIATF-EID) XII, Regional Task Force (RTF) XII on COVID-19, Balik-Probinsya,...

DILG R6 launches TV Aralan Series in Antique

December 29, 2020

Two barangays received Smart TVs through the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) of the DILG in Antique during the launching of the RCSP TV Aralan Series at Adelaide Tourist and Traveler’s Inn, San Jose, Antique on November 25, 2020.

The RCSP is one of the strategies employed by the government in ending insurgency by strengthening the government’s role in establishing peace and development in every community.

The TV Aralan Series, which forms part of the RCSP, is an initiative by the DILG Region 6 in partnership with the Regional Task Force (RTF) to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC). Along with Smart TVs, three modules were also provided for the learning and...

DILG-CAR, PCOO call for 'quality information' amid pandemic

December 29, 2020

The DILG-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and an official from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) urged information officers (IOs) and focal persons to continue providing a strong, comprehensive, and unified communication structure to combat disinformation especially in times of health crisis.

Speaking before more than 100 participants during the two-day Strategic Communications Webinar Cum Capability Workshop conducted in the region, PCOO Assistant Secretary Marie Rafael said that IOs and focal persons of the government are given the critical roles to foster truthful information to better inform the people, especially amid the pandemic.

“When...

DILG-CAR: Task Force eyes to strengthen the approach to ‘end’ insurgency, promote good governance

December 29, 2020

In a bid to further strengthen the government’s efforts to combat the communist insurgency and other armed conflicts, the DILG-Cordillera Administrative Region (DILG-CAR) said its Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) convened to promote integrity and good governance among cluster members.

“One of the many challenges we face right now is how to resist temptations, particularly in monetary terms apart from enforcing good governance in our jurisdiction,” said Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong.

Magalong, who is also the RTF-ELCAC vice-chairperson and presiding officer, said, “Leadership requires its own set of skills, but genuine...

DILG-6: Bugasong nets high overall satisfaction rating with LGU delivery of basic services

December 29, 2020

The Municipality of Bugasong got a high overall satisfaction rating with a percentage score of 75.33% in the Citizen Satisfaction Survey on Delivery of Basic Services using the Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) of the DILG in Antique.

Locals are satisfied with the delivery of basic services of the local government of Bugasong, according to a survey conducted by the University of Antique.

“The CSIS is a set of data tools designed to collect and generate relevant citizens’ feedback on local governments’ service delivery performance and the citizens’ general satisfaction and implemented through the DILG’s Bureau of Local Government Supervision”, said...

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