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DILG: 16 Ligtas Covid centers to get assistance under GSIS' Adopt a LIGTAS COVID Center program

December 19, 2020

Sixteen local isolation and treatment areas in select local government units (LGUs) and jail facilities nationwide will receive a total of P8million under GSIS' Adopt a Ligtas COVID Center program to beef up their facilities against COVID-19, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

This is after the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) recently signed a...

Wala pang naitalang firecracker-related injury sa ngayon - DILG

December 18, 2020

Sinabi ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na wala pang naiulat na firecracker-related injuries sa ngayon habang hinihimok ang publiko na panatilihing zero injuries ngayong Kapaskuhan alinsunod sa “Oplan Paalala: Iwas Paputok" ng Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

"Tradisyon ng mga Pilipino na simulan ang Bagong Taon na may mga paputok habang pinagsasaluhan ng bawat...

DILG: Zero firecracker injuries so far

December 18, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government said that no firecracker-related injuries have been reported so far and urge the public to go for zero injuries this holiday season in line with the Bureau of Fire Protection’s (BFP) “Oplan Paalala: Iwas Paputok.”

“It is the tradition of Filipinos to usher in the New Year with fireworks as families indulge in their...

OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF THE DILG ON THE ICC-OTP 2020 REPORT

December 18, 2020

December 17, 2020

EDUARDO M. AÑO
Secretary, DILG

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) denounces the report of Ms. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, for being false, biased, and without factual and legal basis.

As the Report itself admits, Ms. Bensouda is still conducting a preliminary investigation, and no criminal investigation or proceeding...

DILG lauds LGUs who have gone digital in the new normal

December 15, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently recognized the various Local Government Units (LGUs) who heeded the call of the department to go digital as a measure to fight COVID-19 as well as to improve the delivery of basic services in the new normal.

Secretary Eduardo M. Año lauded the 15 local government units (LGUs) who won in this year's Digital Governance Awards...

DILG sa CPP: Hindi mangmang ang mga LGUs para suportahan kayo

December 14, 2020

Kasunod ng mga paratang ng Communist Party of the Philippines na ang mga local government units (LGUs) ay napipilitang ideklara ang CPP-NPA-NDF bilang persona non grata sa dahil sa pananakot na hindi irerelease ang kanilang badyet, sinabi ngayon ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na "ang mga LGU ay nagtatamasa ng lokal na awtonomiya, hindi sila mang-mang para suportahan...

DILG to CPP: LGUs are not stupid to support your God-less, obsolete ideology

December 14, 2020

Following allegations by the Communist Party of the Philippines that local government units (LGUs) are being forced to declare the CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata by threatening to withhold their budget, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that “LGUs enjoy local autonomy, are not stupid to support the God-less and obsolete ideology of communist...

DILG: QC kinondena ang mga teroristang komunista bilang pagsuporta sa EO 70

December 14, 2020

Sinabi ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na tinuligsa ng pamahalaan ng Lungsod ng Quezon ang terorismong komunista nang ipasa nito ang Sangguniang Panlungsod Resolution No. 8189 s. 2020 noong Marso 16, 2020.

“Naitala namin na ipinasa ng Quezon City noong mga unang buwan ng 2020 ang SP Reso. 8189 noong mga unang buwan ng 2020 na pinamagatang “A Resolution...

DILG: Quezon City denounced communist terrorist groups in support of E.O. 70

December 14, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that the Quezon City Government denounced Communist Terrorism when it passed Sangguniang Panlungsod Resolution No. 8189 s. 2020 last March 16, 2020.

“Our records show that Quezon City passed the SP Reso. 8189 early this year which is entitled “A Resolution Strongly Condemning All Forms of Atrocities and Acts of...

Statement of the DILG on the Duathlon Event held in Candaba, Pampanga

December 11, 2020

Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya
DILG Spokesperson

The public is reminded that all forms of mass gatherings, especially this holiday season, is strictly prohibited under IATF regulations because of the high risk of community transmission.

The Duathlon event in Candaba, Pampanga last December 6 was held by the organizer, TEAMBRO through Mr. Sunny Pertua, without the necessary permit from the...

DILG: 1,546 LGUs nagdeklarang persona non grata ang CPP-NPA-NDF

December 11, 2020

Sinabi ngayon ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na 1,546 local government units (LGUs) sa buong bansa ang nagdeklara na persona non grata ang Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF ) sa kani-kanilang mga lokalidad.

Sa 1,715 LGUs sa buong bansa, sinabi ni Kalihim Eduardo M. Año ng DILG na 1,546 - 64 na mga lalawigan,...

DILG: 1,546 LGUs nationwide declare CPP-NPA-NDF persona non grata

December 11, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today said that a total of 1,546 local government units (LGUs) across the country have now declared the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) as persona non grata in their respective localities.

Out of the 1,715 LGUs nationwide, DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that 1,546 -- 64...

DILG: Dalawang nangingikil gamit ang pangalan ng DILG Spox nasakote

December 7, 2020

Inihayag ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ngayon ang pagka-aresto ng Philippine National Police - Criminal Investigation ang Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) sa dalawang extortionist sa Dagupan City na sangkot sa mga panloloko at pangingikil sa mga opisyal ng lokal na pamahalaan na nagpapakilalang mataas na opisyal ng DILG sa kanilang modus.

Kinilala ni DILG Secretary Eduardo...

DILG: PNP-CIDG arrests extortionists using name of DILG Spox

December 4, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today announced that the Philippine National Police - Crime Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) arrested two extortionists in Dagupan City, Pangasinan involved in swindling and extortion activities against Local Government officials posing as senior DILG officials in their modus.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año identified the...

DILG: Wala pang desisyon sa pagpayag na pumunta sa mga mall ang mga menor de edad

December 2, 2020

Nilinaw ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na wala pang pinal na desisyon sa pagpayag sa mga menor de edad na bumisita sa mga mall habang may pandemya pa ng COVID-19 sa National Capital Region at sa buong bansa.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo Año, hindi pa nagkakasundo ang mga alkalde sa Metro Manila at wala pa silang rekomendasyon pagkatapos ng dalawang pulong....

DILG: No final decision yet on minors going to malls

December 2, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government today clarified that there is no final decision yet on allowing minors to visit malls amid the COVID pandemic in the National Capital Region and in the rest of the country.

DILG Secretary Eduardo Año said that the Metro Manila mayors have yet to come to a consensus and make a recommendation on the matter after two (2) meetings. He said the...

DILG orders manhunt for Tiamzons

December 1, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed the Philippine National Police (PNP) to intensify the manhunt for former Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) Chairman Benito Tiamzon and his wife, former CPP Secretary General Wilma Tiamzon, who based on intelligence reports are still in the country three days after a Quezon City court sentenced them to up to 40 years...

DILG, DENR nagsanib puwersa laban sa illegal logging, quarrying

December 1, 2020

Nagsanib puwersa ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) at Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) sa pagpapatupad ng paghihigpit sa iligal na pagtotroso at quarrying na ipinag-utos ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte matapos malubog sa baha ang Cagayan at Isabela.

Ayon kay DILG Undersecretary at Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya pupulungin ng DENR ang National...

DILG and DENR join forces to stop illegal logging and quarrying

December 1, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government and the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are joining forces to implement the crackdown on illegal logging and illegal quarrying earlier ordered by the President in the wake of massive flooding in Cagayan and Isabela.

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said the National Anti-Illegal Logging Task Force...

ASEAN nations join hands to fight emerging cybercrime due to pandemic

November 27, 2020

Recognizing the need for stronger collaboration against transnational crimes in this time of the pandemic, the ministers and high-level representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have vowed to work for a cohesive response to new and emerging crime trends vis-a-vis improved cyberspace capability.

DILG Secretary and AMMTC-Philippines head Eduardo M. Año said that law...

DILG denounces Makabayan bloc’s refusal to condemn CPP-NPA-NDF

November 26, 2020

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año today denounced the so-called Makabayan blocs’ refusal to condemn the CPP-NPA-NDF calling it a betrayal of public trust and an insult to the 40,000 victims of Communist terrorism since 1969 which includes thousands of civilians, soldiers, and police officers killed.

He said that he is dismayed by the...

DILG recognizes nine best LGU community-based rehab practices

November 25, 2020

Proving that grassroots recovery program for illegal drugs victims work, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) recognized nine (9) best practices of local government units (LGUs) under the Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation and Reintegration Program (CBDRP).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the national government is committed to the...

DILG to LGUs, PNP: Crackdown on illegal logging, expedite planting of trees

November 23, 2020

In the wake of widespread flooding caused by Typhoon Ulysses, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed local government units (LGUs) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to implement a crackdown on illegal logging, illegal quarrying and expedite the planting of trees in coordination with the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

DILG...

Statement of the Department of the Interior and Local Government

November 19, 2020

Where Have You Been?
A Rejoinder to Atty. Wilfredo Garrido


Everyone knew where Secretary Eduardo M. Año of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) was before, during, and after the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses except lawyer Wilfredo Garrido.

As early as November 9, days before Ulysses struck the country, the Secretary issued Advisories to all LGUs directing them to activate...

DILG: Hukbo ng 46k contact tracers nakikipaglaban na sa COVID-19 sa buong bansa

November 18, 2020

Kinumpirma ngayon ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) na mayroon ng hukbo ng 46,338 contact tracers (CTs), konti na lang para maabot ang target na 50K CT na iniatas sa ilalim ng Bayanihan to Heal as One Act or Bayanihan 2 Law, ay na-deploy na ngayon sa lahat ng mga local government unit (LGUs) sa buong bansa at nakikipaglaban na sa COVID-19.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary...

DILG: Army of 46k contact tracers now fighting COVID-19 in all LGUs nationwide

November 17, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today confirmed that “an army of 46,338 contact tracers (CTs),” a few thousands shy of the targeted 50K CTs prescribed under the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act or Bayanihan 2 Law, are now deployed in all local government units (LGUs) nationwide fighting COVID-19.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that as the Department gears...

DILG sa mga LGUs: Ipatupad ang health safety protocols habang nagro-road clearing simula ngayon

November 16, 2020

Hinimok ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga local government units (LGU) na ipatupad ang mga minimum health standards sa pagsisimula ng 60 araw na road clearing sa buong bansa ngayon.

Ayon kay DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año, matapos ang walong buwang suspensiyon, tuloy na muli ang road clearing operation sa buong bansa maliban na lamang sa mga lugar na nasasailalim...

DILG tells LGUs to observe health safety protocols in road clearing 2.0 that starts today

November 16, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) enjoins local government units (LGUs) to observe minimum health standards when they begin the 60-day nationwide road clearing operations starting today.

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that after eight months of suspension due to the global pandemic, road clearing operations will resume all over the country except in areas under...

DILG: 3,267 pulis at fire personnel, nagsasagawa ng search and rescue operations sa Cagayan at Isabela

November 15, 2020

Nagpadala ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ng 3,267 na tauhan mula sa Philippine National Police (PNP) at Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) sa mga lalawigan ng Cagayan at Isabela at kasalukuyan silang nagsasagawa ng mga search and rescue at disaster response operations, sa pakikipag-ugnayan sa Philippine Coast Guard, Armed Forces, at Local Government Unit (LGU) rescue...

DILG sa Lalawigan ng Cagayan: Ipagpaliban ang mahigpit na health protocol sa mga relief at rescue personnel

November 14, 2020

Inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Cagayan na ipagpaliban ang mahigpit na COVID-19 health protocols upang madaling makapasok ang mga relief, search at rescue teams at mga media outlets sa mga lugar na naapektuhan ng Bagyong Ulysses.

Sinabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año na nakatanggap sila ng maraming ulat na ang mga relief at...