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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....

DILG to barangays: Support National ID campaign

August 27, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today encouraged barangays to support the implementation of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or the National ID system by actively encouraging their constituents to register in the PhilSys and get a national ID.

“Nasa gitna man tayo ng pandemya, tuloy pa rin ang paghahatid ng serbisyo publiko sa mga mamamayan. Kaya...

DILG extends Ayuda pay-out in NCR until August 31; distribution now 80% complete

August 25, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has extended the deadline for the distribution of ayuda to low-income individuals and families in Metro Manila to August 31, 2020 upon the request of some NCR local government units (LGUs).

“Upon the request of the LGUs and with the concurrence of Secretary Bautista and Secretary Lorenzana, we have decided to give the LGUs in the...

DILG: Ayuda distribution to continue even if NCR, Laguna, Bataan shifted to MECQ

August 23, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today clarified that the distribution of the Ayuda in the National Capital Region (NCR), Laguna, and Bataan will continue despite the shift to the more relaxed Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ).

“It’s not true that the Ayuda for NCR Plus will stop because we have shifted to MECQ. That is fake news. Though more...

DILG: No fund transfer made to NTF-ELCAC; Makabayan Bloc again making wild accusations

August 23, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that the P2.9-million alleged fund transfer from the Department to the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) that was flagged by the Makabayan Bloc as allegedly “highly irregular” was not a fund transfer but a downloading of funds to DILG Region XII for the implementation of DILG...

DILG condemns CPP/NPA for continuing to manufacture anti-personnel mines discovered in Samar clash

August 20, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today condemned the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) for continuing to manufacture anti-personnel mines (APM) after government troops raided a bomb-making terrorist camp in an upland village in Dolores, Eastern Samar on Monday.

“Kahit na mahigpit na ipinagbabawal ng batas at ng international...

DILG: Over P4.5-billion in ayuda distributed to NCR beneficiaries

August 18, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced that as of August 16, 2021, a total of P4.5 Billion in ayuda has already been distributed to beneficiaries, out of the P11.2 Billion released by the National Government to the cities and lone municipality in the National Capital Region (NCR) placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from August 6 to 20,...

DILG: Over 15k establishments nationwide given Safety Seals by LGUs

August 17, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that some 15,687 private and public establishments all over the country have been awarded a Safety Seal certification by Local Government Units signifying that they have complied with the minimum public health standards (MPHS) set by the government.

DILG Spokesperson and Undersecretary Jonathan E. Malaya said that of the more...

DILG to LGUs: Support Balik Eskwela 2021

August 17, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges local government units (LGUs) to support and be involved in the Balik Eskwela 2021 (BE 2021) program to ensure the efficient kick-off for the coming school year amid the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that LGUs' involvement in BE 2021 is imperative as quality education remains to be...

DILG: PHL govt calls for the establishment of ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Network of LGUs vs COVID-19

August 16, 2021

The Philippine government, through the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and its training arm the Local Government Academy (LGA) is spearheading the establishment of a platform to strengthen local-level cooperation among local government bodies of ASEAN Plus Three (APT) member countries in battling the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuing good governance.

DILG Secretary Eduardo...

DILG: Barangay tanods not allowed to carry firearms on duty

August 12, 2021

Following a barangay tanod’s fatal shooting of a person in Tondo, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said barangay tanods and other members of so-called “police auxiliary units” (PAU) are not allowed under the law to carry firearms in the performance of their official duties and functions.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said Republic Act (RA) No....

DILG: No delay in the distribution of Ayuda in NCR today

August 11, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said there will be no delay in the distribution of the Ayuda from the National Government for low-income individuals in the National Capital Region (NCR).

“As agreed with the Metro Manila Council, all local goverment units (LGUs) in the NCR will be starting their Ayuda II distribution today, including the City of...

DILG kicks off series of workshops to help LGUs for full devolution next year

August 10, 2021

In preparation for the implementation of the Supreme Court (SC) ruling on the Mandanas-Garcia petitions next year, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is now preparing local government units (LGUs) for the full devolution of basic services and facilities as it has kicked off a series of orientations and workshops to help LGUs prepare their Devolution Transition Plans...

DILG welcomes Congress approval of BFP modernization bill

August 9, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the recent approval by Congress of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Modernization Bill, one of the priority legislative measures of the President, as this “will significantly improve the country’s fire prevention and emergency medical and rescue services through the acquisition of modern facilities and capacity...

DILG issues guidelines for release of ECQ Ayuda in NCR

August 9, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of National Defense (DND), has issued the joint guidelines for the release and distribution of Ayuda in the National Capital Region (NCR) which was recently approved by the President.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that with the issuance of...

DILG thanks PRRD for approving fund for rehiring of 15k contact tracers

August 6, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today thanked President Rodrigo Duterte for approving the budget for the re-hiring of its 15,000 contact tracers (CTs) until the end of the year to boost the country’s contact tracing efficiency amid the increase in Delta variant cases.

“On behalf of our local government units (LGUs), lubos kaming nagpapasalamat kay...

Statement of the DILG

August 5, 2021

Usec. Jonathan Malaya
DILG Spokesperson

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is warning the public about fake news and disinformation that is currently spreading about the vaccination and the Ayuda.

There is no truth whatsoever to the rumor that only vaccinated individuals will be given Ayuda. The Ayuda 2 approved by the President is for low-income individuals and families...