DILG Secretary Hon. Eduardo M. Año The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the issuance of Anti-Terrorism Council Resolution No. 21 designating the National Democratic Front (NDF) of the Philippines as a terrorist organization similar to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed component, the New People’s Army (NPA) which were likewise designated last year.
In its Resolution, the ATC found compelling and sufficient evidence to designate NDF as a terrorist organization for violating the provisions of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020, specifically: conspiracy to commit terrorism, recruitment to and membership in a terrorist...
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today slammed the Makabayan Bloc for spreading fake news about the Barangay Development Program (BDP) which seeks to bring development and projects to some 822 barangays in remote areas that have been cleared of the terrorist New People’s Army and its allied Communist organizations.
DILG Undersecretary and NTF ELCAC Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that it is the Makabayan Bloc who is “shameless” and “thick-skinned” for seeking to deprive these remote barangays of government programs and projects that they have been waiting for in a long time.
“Why is the Makabayan Bloc opposing the development of these...
The Department of the Interior and Local Government strongly commends the organizers behind the nationwide Bike for Peace and Justice last July 17, 2021.
Campaigns such as the Bike for Peace and Justice amplify the nation's united call against the condemnable violence and senseless deaths caused by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA). The killings of Keith Absalon and his cousin Nolven, committed in violation of international humanitarian law, sheds light into CPP
NPA's victimization of the Filipino youth. The public cannot be expected stay silent -- they have the right to be outraged and demand justice for Keith, Nolven, and other victims of the CPP-NPA.
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today confirms that a total of P16.24-billion or 99% of the funds for the Barangay Development Program (BDP) targeting 822 barangays cleared of Communist Terrorist Groups have already been released to the recipient local government units (LGUs) as of June 30, 2021.
DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that the P16.24-billion will finance 2,276 projects in 812 barangays whose allocations have already been approved and released by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
“With the P16.24-billion fund downloaded to the recipient Local Government Units nationwide, we will implement some 2,276 projects which will benefit our kababayans in...
Over 33 million people have registered with their local government units (LGUs) to get vaccinated against COVID-19 due to the joint government and private sector information and advocacy campaign, including the creative ways devised by LGUs to persuade them to sign up for vaccination, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).
DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said LGUs “are innovating and seem to be outperforming each other in encouraging their constituents to get jabbed through perks and incentives such as raffle prizes of motorcycles and even a house and lot for those who have had their anti-COVID-19 doses.”
“Nakakatuwa ang mga paraan at pakulo ng mga LGUs...
Recognizing the importance of promoting truthful and relevant information to the public amidst the pandemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Camiguin Communications and Information Committee (CIC) spearheaded a seminar on the Basics of Content Creation in Social Media on June 22.
“This initiative by our office aims to encourage LGUs to post and share accurate and timely information especially during this time of pandemic where people are more active online,” said Jay Niel C. Anasco, DILG-Camiguin Cluster Head-Designate.
The CIC invited resource speakers—Local Government Operations Officer (LGOO) Princess Jia Andriza Artajo of DILG-10 and...
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-7 lauded 52 local government units (LGUs) from Cebu for their continued pursuit to genuine local development during the recent conduct of Newly-Elected Officials (NEO) Orientation Course Cum Seminar on Mental Health, Legislation and Philippine Government New Normal System at the Maayo Resort in San Remigio, Cebu.
DILG-7 Regional Director Leocadio Trovela urged the LGU officials to continue supporting DILG's programs especially on the campaign against illegal drugs, anti-insurgency, environmental programs and the ease of doing business.
“Very critical ang role ng Vice Mayors and Sangguniang in pursuit of genuine local...
Different civic organizations in Central Visayas recently convened Regional Conference for Peace and Development (RCPD) at the Cebu Technological University -Danao Campus in Danao City, Cebu to discuss peace-related concerns and plans with the government, said the Department of the Interior and Local Government- Region 7.
DILG Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III, who graced the event, stressed that the government needs participation from sectors in carrying out programs since no country would prosper without the active participation of its people.
“We heard your presentations, we heard what’s in your heart, and we heard your concerns that needed action from the government. In...
The Department of the Interior and Local Government-7 is now a safety seal-certified establishment—the first government office in Cebu City—following the recent inspection and conferment of the certification.
DILG-7 Director Leocadio Trovela said the certification serves as recognition that the office abides by the minimum public health standards.
“This is the start of the massive inspection of the thousands of government offices like barangay halls, national government agencies, and other public establishments by our DILG teams. This is not an easy task,” Trovela said during the recent conferment activity. �
The Safety Seal certificate is granted to offices or...
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...