Regional News Archive

REGIONAL NEWS ARCHIVE

DILG-Lanao Del Norte: 65 former drug pushers complete reformation program

September 10, 2021

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Lanao del Norte reported that 65 former drug pushers graduated from the Municipality of Poona Piagapo’s Community-Based Rehabilitation Program (CBRP) in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s war against illegal drugs.

CBRP is a holistic government approach and consolidated model of treatment in the community to rehabilitate...

17 proyekto ng NTF-ELCAC sa Occidental Mindoro, pinasinayaan - DILG-4B

September 10, 2021

Ginanap kamakailan ang ceremonial groundbreaking ng 17 na proyektong nagkakahalaga nang mahigit P78-milyon na pinondohan sa ilalim ng Local Government Support Fund-Support to Barangay Development Program (LGSF-SBDP) ng National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) sa mga bayan ng San Jose, Paluan, at Magsaysay sa Lalawigan ng Occidental Mindoro ayon sa Kagawaran ng...

DILG-R1 preps LGUs for 2022 devolution plan; receives Safety Seal

September 10, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government-Region 1 (DILG-R1), through the Local Government Capacity Development Division (LGCDD), conducts provincial workshop on the preparation of Local Government Unit Devolution Transition Plan (LGU-DTP).

DILG-R1 Regional Director Julie J. Daquioag, who attended the activity, said that she appreciates and encourages all the participants in preparing...

DILG-10 calls for youth action amidst COVID-19 pandemic

September 1, 2021

With the pressing threat posed by the highly transmissible COVID delta variant that reached northern Mindanao, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 encouraged the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) and members of the Local Youth Development Council (LYDC) to involve their peers to take action amidst the pandemic.

“As future leaders of this nation, I urge all of you to take...

DILG, DOH, PIA intensify COVID-19 vaccine info drive

September 1, 2021

Understanding the important role of Punong Barangays in disseminating factual information to their constituents, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-7 joined forces with the Department of Health (DOH)-7 and the Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-7 in the conduct of information drives to four cities and 10 municipalities in Cebu since May this year.

DILG-VII Regional...

DILG-R13 recognizes 12 outstanding barangay lupons

September 1, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government-Region 13 (DILG-R13) recognizes 12 barangays in the region and confers 2021 Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives and Awards (LTIA) via virtual ceremony last August 20, 2021.

DILG-R13 Regional Director Lilibeth A. Famacion congratulated the regional winners which had shown great performance and challenged the remaining 1,299 barangays to aim for...

DILG-Antique preps prov’l gov’t for Safety Seal

September 1, 2021

In preparation for the issuance of the Safety Seal certification, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Antique (DILG)-Antique held a virtual orientation with the representatives of the Provincial Government of Antique (PGA) last August 25, 2021. ?

The Safety Seal Certification Program (SSCP) is a voluntary certification scheme that affirms that an establishment is compliant with...

DILG-CAR: Cordillera peace council adopts ‘Dumanun Makitungtong’ strategy

August 27, 2021

The Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council (CRPOC) passed a resolution adopting the “Dumanun Makitungtong” strategy to known members of left-leaning organizations to help address the five-decade long armed struggle of communist rebels led by the CPP-NPA-NDF according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Cordillera Administrative Region (DILG-CAR).

The...

DILG-CAR capacitates Cordi LGUs in drafting 2022 devolution plan

August 27, 2021

With only a few months before the implementation of Executive Order (EO) No. 138, series of 2021 mandating the full devolution of certain functions of the executive branch to local government units (LGUs), the Committee on Devolution (ComDev) of the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Cordillera Administrative Region (DILG-CAR) is working closely with LGUs in drafting their...

DILG Caraga: 1st 2 CUCPD phases launched in 43 barangays in Bayugan City

August 26, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government-Caraga (DILG-Caraga) through the DILG-Agusan del Sur, and in partnership with the City Government of Bayugan, kicked-off the three-day Capacitating Urban Communities for Peace and Development (CUCPD) Phases 1 & 2 for the city’s 43 barangays last August 11, 2021.

DILG CARAGA Director Lilibeth A. Famacion said that the activity, held in...

DILG-Caraga: 1st BDP groundbreaking in Mindanao held in Mahanub

August 26, 2021

The Caraga Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) holds groundbreaking of a Barangay Development Project (BDP) farm-to-market-road worth P20-million in Barangay Mahanub, the first-ever in entire Mindanao according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government-Caraga (DILG-Caraga).

Mahanub is one of the 191 barangays in Caraga that received a P20-million...

DILG-R1: 389 barangays retained drug-cleared status

August 26, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government-region 1 (DILG-R1) said that 389 barangays within the region retained their drug-cleared status following a stringent validation last August 19, 2021.

DILG-R1 Director Julie J. Daquioag said that out of the 389 drug-cleared barangays in the region, ten are from Ilocos Norte; Ilocos Sur with 40; La Union has 12; and, Pangasinan has 327. She added...

DILG-R1 conducts devolution transition plan orientation for LGUs

August 26, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government-Region 1 (DILG-R1) conducts a one-day virtual regional orientation on Local Government Units-Devolution Transition Plan (LGU-DTP) last August 10, 2021 to steer local governments toward full devolution which will commence in 2022.

LGU-DTP is prompted by the signing of the Executive Order No. 138 series of 2021 by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte...

DILG R1, SLC agreement on the Management Course for LGU officials, functionaries inked

August 26, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government-Region 1 (DILG-R1) and Saint Louis College (SLC) ink memorandum of agreement (MOA) offering an extension program on Management Course for local government units (LGUs) officials, employees, and other functionaries.

DILG R1 Director (RD) Julie J. Daquioag, in deep gratitude with SLC San Fernando for accepting the partnership with DILG Region 1...

DILG 10 to LGUs: Prioritize DRRM in 2022

August 17, 2021

In preparation of full devolution, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 reminds local government units (LGUs) to prioritize expenditures for disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) given that they will have more resources by 2022 due to Mandanas-Garcia ruling.

“Given the experience from the past disasters, Sendong and Pablo which really affected the region,...

DILG-10 to LGUs: Prepare COVID-19 facilities, vax lists

August 17, 2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – As the lead implementors of the health protocols in their areas, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged local government units (LGUs) to be ready with their temporary treatment and monitoring facilities (TTMFs) and lists of vaccination recipients.

DILG-10 Regional Director Arnel Agabe echoes the national directive to the LGUs on their...

DILG: RMCC-7 adopts vax site in Cebu City, deploys technical personnel

August 12, 2021

In the pursuit of whole-of-nation approached against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Regional Management and Coordinating Committee-7 (RMCC-7) chaired by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-7 pooled and deployed some of their technical personnel to man and supervise the committee’s adopted vaccination site of the Cebu City Government.

DILG-7 Director Leocadio Trovela...

DILG Cebu City Director Lucero releases 3rd book on KP Law

August 12, 2021

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Cebu City Director Atty. Ian Kenneth Lucero recently released his third book – a primer to guide barangay officials and Lupong Tagapamayapa in efficiently settling neighborhood disputes.

Lucero said the law book entitled “Jurisdictional and Procedural Aspects: Revised Katarungang Pambarangay Law 2021 Edition” came out as...

DILG Negros Oriental inaugurates new home

August 12, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Negros Oriental Provincial Office will soon have a new address following the recent groundbreaking ceremony of the proposed P7-million two-story Provincial Office at Cervantes Street, Poblacion 7, Dumaguete City.

DILG-7 Regional Director Leocadio Trovela who led the groundbreaking rites shared that the provincial office is funded from...

DILG-7 inaugurates halfway house in NegOr

August 12, 2021

As part of the unified quest for sustainable and lasting peace, the Department of the Interior and Local Government – 7 (DILG-7) recently inaugurated a halfway house in Camp Leon Kilat, Tanjay, Negros Oriental through a groundbreaking ceremony.

DILG-7 Regional Director Leocadio Trovela said this halfway house funder under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP)...

DILG-Camiguin trains LGU info officers in basics of social media content creation

July 9, 2021

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...

DILG-7 lauds 52 LGUs in Cebu for completing NEO orientation course

July 9, 2021

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...

DILG-7: Civic orgs unite in regional confab for peace and development

July 9, 2021

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...

DILG-7 gets Safety Seal Certification

July 9, 2021

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...

DILG 10 ELCAC provincial levelling session seeks peace amid pandemic

June 15, 2021

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...

DILG R3 tackles COVID-19 situation, LGU response in Talakayan Central Luzon episode

June 9, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 3 (R3) tackles the latest updates in COVID-19 situation in the region and the local government units’ (LGUs’) response in the latest episode of Talakayan Central Luzon (TCL) aired via the DILG Central Luzon official Facebook page and Zoom online platform.

The TCL is a program aiming to inform and educate the public on...

DILG R3 orients 51 Central Luzon LGUs on streamlining BPCO

June 9, 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 3 (R3) leads the conduct of an online training roll-out on streamlining Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy (BPCO) for local government units (LGUs) cum integration of barangay clearance for 51 target LGUs on May 20, 2021 via Zoom platform.

The activity was conducted to capacitate the remaining 51 target LGUs in...

DILG CAR, LGUs to inspect gov't, biz establishments in Cordillera for ‘Safety Seal’ cert

June 9, 2021

BAGUIO CITY--In accordance with the implementation of the Safety Seal Certification Program, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and local government units (LGUs) will inspect government agencies and business establishments to ensure compliance with Minimum Public Health Standards (MPHS).


The certification of the Safety Seal...

DILG R6, BFP, PNP, ANTECO ink pact to ensure safety and continued delivery of electric services

June 9, 2021

San Jose, Antique – Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 6, its attached agencies, and the Antique Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ANTECO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on June 07, 2021 at the Antique Police Provincial Office in order to ensure public safety and continued delivery of electric services in the province.

The signatories are DILG Antique...

Anti-insurgency TF ground breaks P20-M infra projects in Kalinga

June 9, 2021

Rizal, Kalinga-- The Cordillera Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) holds the first groundbreaking ceremony for Support to Barangay Development Projects as part of the country's whole-of-nation approach to ELCAC on May 24, 2021.

The National Task Force (NTF) -ELCAC allocated P20-million to Barangay Babalag East, Rizal Kalinga for three Support to Barangay...