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DILG tackles COVID-19 vax program, population protection in 1st Dagyaw 2021 town hall meeting

October 18, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) drives the government’s COVID-19 efforts to the people through the first virtual Dagyaw 2021 Open Government Town Hall Meeting underscoring the vaccination program towards the goal of reaching population protection.

“Ang Dagyaw ay isang magandang pagkakataon upang maabot ng pamahalaan ang ating mga kababayan. It’s a...

DILG sa mga kandidato: Huwag magbayad ng “permit to campaign” sa CPP/NPA para hindi ma-disqualify

October 15, 2021

Binalaan ngayon ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang lahat ng kandidato na tatakbo sa 2022 national at local elections na huwag magbayad ng extortion money o ang tinatawag na “permit to campaign fees” sa Communist Party of the Philippines/New People's' Army (CPP-NPA-NDF) kung hindi au gagawa ito ng hakbang para sila ay ma-disqualify kahit na sila ay...

ASEAN Ministers vow stronger collab vs transnational crime in post-COVID-19 era

October 14, 2021

Concerned over the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic to regional cooperation against transnational crime, the ministers and high-level representatives of the ten-member states of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), including the Philippines, vowed to intensify collective efforts to prevent and combat transnational crime through stronger cross-pillar and cross-sectoral...

DILG to election candidates: Don’t pay “permit to campaign” to CPP-NPA or risk disqualification

October 13, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today warned all candidates running in the 2022 national and local elections not to pay extortion money or the so-called “permit to campaign fees” to the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People's' Army (CPP-NPA-NDF) otherwise it will actively seek their disqualification even if they already filed their certificates of...

DILG, DOTr magsasagawa ng Bike Lane Awards 2021

October 7, 2021

Upang kilalanin ang best practices ng mga local government units (LGUs) sa pagtataguyod ng aktibong transportasyon sa panahon ng pandemya, magsasagawa ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Transportation (DOTr) at dalawa pang ahensiya ng pamahalaan ng Bike Lane Awards bilang pagkilala sa LGU best practices at innovations sa pagpapagawa ng bike...

DILG, DOTr to hold Bike Lane Awards 2021

October 5, 2021

To recognize the innovative practices of local government units (LGUs) in promoting active transport during this time of pandemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Transportation (DOTr) and two other agencies will hold the Bike Lane Awards as a way to fete LGU best practices and innovations in establishing bike lanes.

“The Bike Lane Awards aims to...

DOH-DILG-DOLE-DOT-DTI Joint Press Release re: Over 43k Safety Seals issued as more businesses apply

October 5, 2021

Businesses nationwide are adopting the Safety Seal to assure the public that safe health protocols are put in place in their establishments amid the various quarantine restrictions.

A total of 43,332 public and private establishments have been issued Safety Seal Certifications as of 1 October 2021, through the joint efforts of the Department of Health (DOH), Department of Interior and Local...

DILG: 154 BFP firefighter-nurses tumutulong sa 27 ospital sa buong bansa

October 1, 2021

Bago pa man ang direktiba ng Pangulo para sa pagtatalaga ng mga unipormadong nars sa mga ospital, nauna nang inatasan ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang 154 firefighter-nurses ng Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) na tumulong sa 27 pribadong ospital sa buong bansa na may kakulangan sa mga tauhan dahil sa mga na-Impeksyong health care workers.

Sinabi ni DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson...

DILG Statement on the passing of Atty. Dennis Acorda, Pasay City Administrator

September 30, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government joins the Metro Manila Development Authority and the Pasay City Government in mourning the passing of Atty. Dennis Acorda, Pasay City Administrator.

Atty. Acorda was Pasay City Administrator for 11 years which began during the term of Mayor Antonino Calixto and continued under incumbent Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano. He previously served as City...

DILG: 154 BFP nurses deployed to augment 27 hospitals nationwide

September 29, 2021

Even before the President’s directive for the deployment of uniformed nurses to hospitals, Secretary Eduardo M. Año of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has already deployed 154 licensed nurses of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to 27 private hospitals nationwide to augment short-staffed hospitals due to the infection of health care workers.

DILG...

DILG sa LGUs: VOTER’s ID hindi kinakailangan para mabakunahan, mapakinabangan ang mga serbisyo ng gobyerno

September 27, 2021

Dahil sa nalalapit na panahon ng halalan, pinaalalahanan ngayon ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government units (LGUs) na ang Voter’s Identification (ID) card ay hindi kinakailangan upang makakuha na mga pangunahing serbisyo mula sa LGUs, katulad halimbawa ng mga serbisyong medikal at financial assistance, at hindi rin ito kailangan sa...

DILG: Over 42k PDLs in BJMP jails given COVID-19 jabs

September 27, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that 35% or 42,493 of the 122,498 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) in various jail facilities managed by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) nationwide have already received their COVID-19 jabs and that the vaccination program continues.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that as of September 13, of the over...

DILG to NCR LGUs and NCRPO: Strictly enforce minimum public health standards as Metro Manila shifts to new alert level system

September 24, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today directed local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila and the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) to intensify the enforcement of minimum public health standards (MPHS) as part of the implementation of the new COVID-19 Alert Level System today, September 16.

“With the shift to a new alert level system in Metro...

DILG: 95% or P10.7-billion ayuda now released to qualified beneficiaries

September 24, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that 95% or P10.7-billion worth of “ayuda” or financial assistance for qualified low-income beneficiaries has been distributed by local government units (LGUs) of the National Capital Region (NCR) as of August 31, 2021.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that 10,663,537 beneficiaries in Metro Manila received...

DILG urges LGUs to upload accurate vaccination data to Vaccine Information Management System (VIMS) within 24 hours

September 24, 2021

With the soft launch of VaxCertPH program in NCR this month, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging all local government units (LGUs) to fast track the uploading of complete and accurate data to the DICT's Vaccine Information Management System (VIMS) to enable fully vaccinated individuals to secure their digital vaccination certificates.

“VaxCertPH is an...

DILG: 1,406 cleared barangays included in proposed 2022 budget underwent stringent validation process

September 24, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that the 1,406 barangays, which are included in the list of beneficiaries of the proposed P28.1-billion budget for the Barangay Development Program (BDP) in 2022, underwent a stringent and rigorous validation process before they were declared cleared of communist presence and influence.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said...

DILG to LGUs: Intensify COVID-19 case finding, contact tracing under new alert level system; assign one contact tracer in every barangay

September 24, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today reminded all local government units ( LGUs) to ensure that they have designated at least one contact tracer for every barangay with population not exceeding 5,000 in order to strengthen case finding and contact tracing efforts as part of the ongoing pilot implementation of the new alert level system in Metro Manila.

"We want to be...

DILG to LGUs: Prepare for La Niña amid pandemic

September 24, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) enjoins all local government units (LGUs) to take precautionary measures to mitigate the impact of La Niña amid the COVID-19 pandemic, following forecasts that there is a 70 to 80% chance of La Niña forming in the last quarter of 2021.

According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration...

Año: DILG ipinatutupad lamang ang batas, hinikayat na mag-quarantine ang mga ayaw magpa-swab test

September 24, 2021

Sinabi ngayon ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na ang mahigpit na pagpapatupad ng gobyerno sa mga nasa granular lockdowns, katulad ng mandatory testing o 14-day quarantine, ay hindi dapat isipin na isang parusa kung hindi ito ay upang mapigilan o makaiwas sa pagkalat ng coronavirus.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, ipinatutupad lamang ng DILG ang titik at...

DILG to LGUs: Voter’s ID not a requisite to get vaccinated, avail of government services

September 24, 2021

With the advent of the election season, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today reminded local government units that a Voter’s Identification (ID) card should not be a requisite to avail of essential services from local government units (LGUs), such as medical services and financial assistance, nor is it needed to register for the vaccination program.

"Inuulit po...

DILG sa LGUs: Palakasin ang COVID-19 case finding, contact tracing sa ilalim ng bagong alert system; magtalaga ng isang contract tracer kada barangay

September 20, 2021

Pinaalalahanan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ngayon ang mga lokal na pamahalaan na siguraduhin na may itinalaga silang kahit isang contact tracer sa bawat barangay na may populasyon na hihigit sa 5,000 upang mapalakas ang case finding at contact tracing bilang bahagi ng pagpapatupad ng bagong alert level system sa Metro Manila.

“Gusto naming mas maging...

DILG sa NCR LGUs at NCRPO: Paigtingin ang pagpapatupad ng minimum public health standards ngayong nasa bagong alert level system ang Metro Manila

September 17, 2021

Inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government units (LGUs) sa Metro Manila at ang National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) na paigtingin ang pagpapatupad ng minimum public health standards (MPHS) bilang bahagi ng implementasyon ng bagong COVID-19 Alert Level System ngayong araw, September 16.

“Kasunod ng pagpapatupad ng alert level system...

DILG: 1,406 "cleared" barangays na kasama sa iminungkahing 2022 budget sumailalim sa masusing proseso

September 16, 2021

Sinabi ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na ang 1,406 barangay na kasama sa listahan ng mga beneficiaries sa iminungkahing P28.1-bilyong budget para sa Barangay Development Program (BDP) sa 2022, ay sumailalim sa masusi at mahigpit na proseso bago sila idineklarang "cleared" na sa presensya at impluwensya ng mga komunista.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año,...

DILG hinikayat ang LGUs na i-upload ang tamang datos sa Vaccine Information Management System (VIMS) sa loob ng 24 oras

September 13, 2021

Matapos ilunsad ang VaxCertPH program sa NCR ngayong buwan, hinikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga lokal na pamahalaan na madaliin ang pag-upload ng kumpleto at tamang detalye sa Vaccine Information Management System (VIMS) ng DICT upang makakuha ng digital vaccination certificates ang mga fully vaccinated na mamamayan.

“Ang VaxCertPH ay kailangan para...

Año tiniyak ang suporta ng DILG sa LGUs sa pagprotekta ng municipal waters, biyayang dagat sa West Philippine Sea

September 13, 2021

Hinimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government units (LGUs) na pagbutihin ang pamamahala sa mga nasasakupan nilang batis, lawa at katubigan. Tiniyak din ng Kagawaran ang suporta nito sa mga LGUs sa pag-protekta sa mga municipal waters at biyayang dagat sa West Philippine Sea (WPS), lalong-lalo na ang pagpapalakas ng batas laban sa iligal, hindi...

DILG: Pilipinas nangakong tatapusin ang 6 “smart city” projects sa Cebu, Manila, Davao

September 2, 2021

Tiniyak ng gobyerno ng Pilipinas na tatapusin ang anim na “smart city” projects nang dumalo ito sa 4th ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) Annual Meeting na ginanap online noong Lunes, ayon sa Kagawaran ng Interyor at Pamahalaang Lokal o DILG, na namuno sa delegasyon ng Pilipinas.

Ani DILG Pangalawang Kalihim ng Pamahalaang Lokal Marlo L. Iringan, na nagsalita sa ngalan ni DILG...

DILG: 95% o P10.7-bilyon ayuda naipamahagi na sa mga kwalipikadong benepisyaryo

September 2, 2021

Ipinahayag ng Kagawaran ng Interyor at Pamahalaang Lokal (DILG) na 95% o P10.7-bilyong ayuda o tulong pinansyal ang naipamahagi na ng mga pamahalaang lokal sa National Capital Region (NCR) sa mga kwalipikadong low-income na benepisyaryo hanggang Agosto 31, 2021.

Ayon kay Kalihim Eduardo M. Año ng DILG, 10,663,537 benepisyaryo mula sa Metro Manila ang nakatanggap na ng tulong pinansyal bilang...

DILG iginawad ang Manila BAYani Awards sa 5 pamahalaang lokal

September 2, 2021

Iginawad ng Kagawaran ng Interyor at Pamahahalaang Lokal (DILG) ang Manila BAYani awards sa tatlong lungsod at dalawang munisipalidad bunga ng kanilang pagsisikap at dedikasyon na makibahagi sa rehabilitasyon ng Manila Bay watershed area maging sa gitna ng pandemyang dala ng COVID-19.

Ayon sa Kalihim Eduardo M. Año ng DILG, ang mga nagwagi sa 2020 Manila BAYani Awards and Incentives (MBAI)...

DILG confers Manila BAYani Awards to 5 LGUs

September 1, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has conferred the national Manila BAYani awards to three cities and two municipalities for their strong commitment and contribution in the efforts to rehabilitate the Manila Bay watershed area even amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año identified the national awardees to the 2020 Manila BAYani Awards and Incentives...

DILG: PH committed to complete six smart city projects in Cebu, Manila, Davao

September 1, 2021

The Philippine government has expressed its commitment to finish its six smart city projects during the 4th ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) Annual Meeting held virtually on Monday, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) who headed the Philippine delegation.

DILG Undersecretary for Local Government Marlo L. Iringan, who represented DILG Secretary Eduardo M....