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DILG warns local executives of syndicate pretending to be DILG officials

October 28, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today warned the public and local government executives anew of a syndicate of extortionists and con-men posing as DILG senior officials and supposedly arranging for COVID-19 or emergency relief aid.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that they have received numerous reports from DILG regional and field offices...

DILG inatasan ang mga LGUs na siguraduhing sarado ang mga sementeryo mula Oktubre 29 hanggang Nobyembre 4

October 27, 2020

Ilang araw bago ang Undas, inatasan ni Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año ang lahat ng LGUs at police commanders, na siguraduhing sarado ang pampubliko at pribadong sementeryo, memorial parks at columbariums mula Oktubre 29 hanggang Nov. 4, 2020 bilang pagsunod sa kautusan ni Pangulong Rodrigo R. Duterte.

Sinabi pa ni Año na sa kabila ng pagbaba ng kaso...

DILG to LGUs on Undas: Ensure all cemeteries are closed on Oct. 29 - Nov. 4

October 27, 2020

Days before Undas, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed all local government units (LGUs) and police commanders to ensure that all private and public cemeteries, memorial parks, and columbariums are closed from October 29 to November 4, 2020 as ordered by the President.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that despite the flattening of the COVID-19 curve in...

DILG, DOH sinimulan ang pagsasanay sa 46 libong BHERTs sa buong bansa

October 26, 2020

Bilang pagkilala sa mahalagang papel na ginagampanan ng mga barangay bilang mga frontliner laban sa COVID-19, sinimulan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) at ng Department of Health (DOH) ang pagsasanay sa 46,621 Barangay Health Emergency Response Team (BHERT) sa buong bansa upang matiyak ang epektibong pagtugon sa pandemya sa mga pamayanan.

“Ngayon pong pababa na...

DILG, DOH begin retooling of all 46k BHERTS nationwide

October 26, 2020

Cognizant of the key role of barangays as frontliners in the fight against COVID-19, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Health (DOH) have begun the retooling of all 46,621 Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams (BHERTs) nationwide to ensure effective local COVID-19 management and response in the communities.

“Ngayon pong pababa na ang mga...

DILG: 124,527 quarantine violators napalaya mula nang magsimula ng pandemya

October 26, 2020

Nilinaw ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na mula noong simula ng pandemya noong Marso, may kabuuang 124,576 na nadakip na quarantine violators ang napalaya na at ang natitirang 1,751 detenidong suspek ay nahaharap sa kasong paglabag sa Revised Penal Code o iba pang kasong kriminal at mapapalaya sa oras na makapagpiyansa o iutos na palayain ng korte.

“Ang mga...

DILG: 124,527 quarantine violators released since start of the pandemic

October 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today clarified that since the start of the pandemic in March they have released some 124,576 apprehended quarantine violators nationwide and the remaining 1,751 detained suspects are facing charges for violation of the Revised Penal Code or other criminal offenses and will be released as soon as they post...

DILG: Nothing wrong with anti-NPA tarpaulins

October 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government said that they see nothing wrong with the posting and displaying of tarpaulins or messages denouncing communist rebels or terrorist groups all over the country because it is protected speech under the Constitution.

“The expressions of sentiment against CPP/NPA/NDF atrocities are free speech and are legally...

DILG makikipagpulong sa Facebook execs tungkol sa tinanggal na mga accounts

October 23, 2020

Makikipagpulong ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) at ang matatas na opisyal ng Facebook sa susunod na linggo upang mapag-usapan kung bakit nito tinanggal ang ilang PH- based FB pages at accounts nang walang konsultasyon at babala.

Inihayag ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año sa webinar meeting ng mga information officers at attached agencies at LGUs na "Ang totoong...

DILG to take up takedown with Facebook execs

October 22, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will meet with Facebook executives next week to discuss differences arising from the takedown of some PH-based FB pages and accounts without prior consultation and due notice.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año announced the meeting on Wednesday during a webinar for information officers of the DILG and its attached agencies and LGUs....

DILG: Pre-registration ng National ID system maayos, 119 LGUs pumirma na ng MOA kasama ang Phil. Statistics Authority (PSA)

October 19, 2020

Sinabi ngayon ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya na ang National ID system pre-registration o step 1 ay maayos na naisasagawa sa 32 prayoridad na probinsiya at 119 local governments units (LGUs) na ang pumirma ng memorandum of agreement (MOAs) kasama ang Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) para sa maayos na roll-out ng...

DILG inatasan ang mga LGU na suportahan ang fisheries management areas

October 19, 2020

Upang matiyak ang patuloy na pamamahala ng mga baybayin at yamang dagat sa buong bansa, nanawagan ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa mga local government unit (LGU) lalo na ang mga nasa baybayin, na suportahan ang pagtatakda at pamamahala ng 12 fisheries management areas (FMA) sa buong bansa.

Ang FMA ay paghahati-hati ng karagatan ng Pilipinas upang mapamahalaan nang...

DILG to LGUs: Support operation of fisheries management areas

October 19, 2020

To ensure the sustainable management of coastal and fisheries resources nationwide, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) called on local government units (LGUs), especially those lying on coastal areas, to support the establishment and operation of the 12 Fisheries Management Areas (FMAs) across the country.

FMA is a spatial delineation of Philippine waters as a means to...

DILG: Pre-registration of National ID system going smoothly, 119 LGUs have signed MOAs with Phil. Statistics Authority (PSA)

October 19, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that the National ID system pre-registration or step 1 is going smoothly in the 32 priority provinces and that some 119 local government units (LGUs) have signed memorandum of agreements (MOAs) with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for the orderly roll-out of the program.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan...

DILG defends BJMP, says jail officers acted with professionalism, restraint, and integrity

October 16, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government today defended the actions of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in escorting Reina Mae Nasino to the wake of her daughter River saying that their jail officers acted with professionalism, restraint, and integrity.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that the BJMP jail officers assigned to escort Nasino...

DILG ikinatuwa ang UNHCR reso na sumusuporta sa mga gawain ng Pilipinas tungkol sa pagsusulong ng karapatang pantao

October 13, 2020

Ikinagalak ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pagpasa ng United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) ng isang resolusyon na nagpapahayag ng suporta at kooperasyon sa pagsisikap ng bansa na protektahan ang karapatang pantao.

"Ang UNHCR reso ay isang magandang development sa bahagi ng Inter-agency Committee on Anti-IIlegal Drugs (ICAD) Advocacy Cluster na pinamumunuan...

DILG welcomes UNHCR reso for support, cooperation in PH human rights efforts

October 12, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) welcomes the passage of the Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution expressing support and cooperation for the country’s efforts to protect human rights in the country.

"The UNHCR resolution is a welcome development on the part of the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) Advocacy Cluster headed by the DILG....

DILG: Mahigit sa 26,872 contact tracers nadestino na sa mga LGU

October 12, 2020

Iniulat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na higit sa 26,872 contact tracers na ang kanilang tinanggap at ipinadala na sa iba’t ibang local government unit (LGU) sa buong bansa.

Kinumpirma ito ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año at sinabing lahat ng mga provincial at city offices ay nagpoproseso ng mga application upang matiyak na 50,000 CT ay maeempleyo sa lahat ng...

DILG: More than 26,872 contact tracers hired and deployed to LGUs

October 12, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that more than 26,872 Contact Tracers (CTs) have already been hired and are already deployed to various local government units (LGUs) across the country.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año confirmed this saying that all DILG provincial and city offices are processing applications to ensure at least 50,000 CTs as prescribed under...

DILG hinikayat ang mga LGUs, mga establisimyento at publiko na gamitin ang pinagbuting Stay Safe App

October 9, 2020

Hinikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang lahat ng mga local government units (LGUs), mga establisimyento, at ang general public na gamitin ang pinabuting Staysafe.Ph digital contract tracing system upang mapigilan ang pagkalat ng COVID-19.

Sinabi ni DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya na ang Stay Safe.ph system na pinangungunahan ng pamayanan,...

STATEMENT OF THE DILG ON THE FILING OF CASES BEFORE THE OMBUDSMAN BY THE FAMILY OF THE LATE MA. THERESA CRUZ, A HEALTH FRONTLINER FROM CAINTA, RIZAL

October 9, 2020

USEC. JONATHAN E. MALAYA
Spokesperson

Upon learning of the untimely death of Ms. Theresa Cruz, a nurse and medical frontliner of the Cainta Municipal Hospital, and the complaints raised by her family, DILG Secretary Eduardo Año immediately directed the constitution of a Fact-Finding Committee to look into the possible lapses of the LGU and hospital officials of Cainta, Rizal. The fact-finding...

DILG urges LGUs, businesses, the general public to use the improved Stay Safe App

October 9, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging all local government units (LGUs), business establishments, and the general public to make use of the improved Staysafe.Ph digital contact tracing system to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said that the community-driven, health condition-reporting, and social distancing Stay...

DILG magkakaroon ng virtual dialogue sa publiko tungkol sa Covid-19 response at issues

October 8, 2020

Dahil sa positive survey rating na nakamit kamakailan ng administrasyon, hinakayat ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año ang publiko na lumahok upang mapakingan sa serye ng dayalogo simula ngayong araw tungkol sa mga issues, programa at plano ng gobyerno bilang pagtugon sa mga pangangailangan ng mga mamamayan sa gitna ng COVID-19 pandemic.

Ayon kay...

DILG holds virtual dialogues with the public on Covid-19 response and issues

October 8, 2020

Spurred by the positive survey ratings gained recently by the administration, the Department of the Interior and Local Government is encouraging the public to participate and be heard in a series of dialogue starting today on pressing issues, programs, and plans in addressing the needs of the people amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that through the Dagyaw...

DILG hinikayat ang mga LGUs na gumawa ng mga ordinansa na nagbabawal sa mga videoke, nakakagambalang ingay sa panahon ng online classes

October 7, 2020

Hinikayat ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government units (LGUs) na magpasa ng mga ordinansa na magbabawal sa videoke, mga malalakas na tunog, nakakagambalang ingay sa panahon ng online class schedules habang ang milyon-milyong estudyante ay sumasailalim sa blended learning system bilang pag-iingat laban sa Covid-19.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M....

91% approval rating ni Duterte nagpapatunay na mas "discerning at informed" na ang mga Pilipino

October 7, 2020

Ang 91% na approval rating ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa huling Pulse Asia survey ay nagsasalamin ng tiwala ng mga tao sa kanyang kakayahan na tahakin ang tamang landas para sa bansa habang ang mga Pilipino ay mas maingat na sa COVID-19 habang binubuksan na at pinalalakas ang ekonomiya.

Ayon kay Secretary Eduardo Año ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), ang pag-angat sa...

DILG urges LGUs to enact ordinances prohibiting videoke, distracting noises during online class schedules

October 7, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged local government units (LGUs) to enact ordinances prohibiting videoke and other loud, distracting noises during online class schedules as millions of students adjust to the blended learning system as a measure against COVID-19.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that loud sounds during online class hours and independent study...

DILG and DOH fortify BHERTS to boost Universal Healthcare, push for proper equipment, pocket guide, and retooling

October 6, 2020

As the importance of Universal Healthcare (UHC) was emphasized by the pandemic, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Health (DOH) are working to further strengthen the Barangay Health Response Teams (BHERTs) and announced the ways forward in reinforcing them during Monday’s regular DOH media forum, Oct. 5, 2020.

Health Undersecretary Maria...

Duterte’s 91% approval rating show that people are more discerning and informed

October 6, 2020

The 91 percent approval rating of President Rodrigo Duterte in the latest Pulse Asia survey reflects the people’s trust and confidence in his ability to chart the right course for the country as Filipinos come to terms with the COVID19 pandemic and we begin to reopen and recharge the Philippine economy.

Secretary Eduardo Año of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)...

Statement of the DILG

October 5, 2020

Secretary Eduardo M. Año

The DILG is concerned with Facebook’s unilateral act of taking down supposedly fake Philippine accounts that were allegedly linked to the military and police establishments for violating its policy against “coordinated inauthentic behavior” or CIB because it was done without prior consultation nor were the administrators of these accounts afforded due...