DSWD, DILG ‘ready’ for Bayanihan 3 dole outs

Credit to Author: Currie Cator| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 06:06:54 +0000

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of the Interior Local Government (DILG) on Tuesday assured that they were “prepared” for the third tranche of the social amelioration program (SAP) under the proposed Bayanihan 3. This comes after AKO Bicol Party-list Rep. Alfredo Garbin, Jr. appealed to the agencies to start drafting […]

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DILG bans mass gatherings anew

Credit to Author: Christian Crow Maghanoy| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 05:52:17 +0000

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) banned anew mass gatherings in the National Capital Region (NCR), which is currently under a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), to control a surge of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the region. In the DILG memorandum to local chief executives and regional directors of the […]

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Duterte asks people giving food aid: Coordinate with barangay officials

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 05:48:59 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday asked those who want to distribute food aid to the public to tap their barangay officials so the same will be distributed to poor Filipinos who really need it and mass gatherings will be prevented. He made the statement amid the rise of community pantries in the country where people […]

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DILG warns local govts over fake vaccines

Credit to Author: Christian Crow Maghanoy| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 05:07:44 +0000

AMID the ongoing vaccination against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) warned all local government units (LGUs) against buying fake jabs following World Health Organization (WHO) alert. The DILG stressed that all provincial governors, mayors, and barangay officials must be cautious about their vaccine […]

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Duterte suggests schedules for community pantries 

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 03:46:59 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte suggested implementing a schedule for community pantries to avoid overcrowding.    During a meeting with his Cabinet on Wednesday, Duterte said it would be easier to control the crowd if the queues were scheduled. “Iyong ano ‘yong sa barangay there is the purok and sitio. You can always schedule it for the purok […]

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DILG seeks probe into community pantry death

Credit to Author: Christian Crow Maghanoy| Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 04:28:31 +0000

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to investigate the death of a senior citizen who was lined up at the community pantry set up by actress Angel Locsin. “Since somebody died, the PNP has to conduct an investigation. We cannot ascertain yet who could be liable […]

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DILG exec slammed for Robredo rant

Credit to Author: Currie Cator| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 16:13:49 +0000

The camp of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo responded to Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Epimaco Densing 3rd’s calling the second top official of the country “nonessential.” Robredo’s spokesman, lawyer Ibarra Gutierrez, said in his tweet on Thursday that Densing “epitomizes the [administration’s] Covid response.” “With cases rising, hospitals full, millions struggling, instead of […]

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Robredo camp slams DILG exec over ‘non essential’ comment on VP

Credit to Author: Currie Cator| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 03:28:31 +0000

THE camp of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo clapped back at Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Epimaco Densing 3rd for calling the second top official of the country as “non-essential.” Lawyer Ibarra “Barry” Gutierrez, spokesman of Robredo, said in his tweet on Thursday that Densing “epitomizes the [administration’s] COVID response”. “With cases rising, hospitals […]

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DILG eyes raps vs Olivarez over vaccination of actor Mark Fernandez

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 05:24:25 +0000

BY CHITO A. CHAVEZ Metro Manila Council (MMC) Chairman and Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez found himself in hot water after he defended the inoculation of actor Mark Anthony Fernandez with COVID-19 vaccine despite not being in the priority list. Citing “command responsibility,” Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Thursday that it is […]

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5 mayors probed for ‘jumping line’ on vaccines

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 09:31:27 +0000

FIVE mayors are being summoned by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for reportedly jumping the line for vaccination against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). They are Alfred Romualdez of Tacloban City, Leyte; Dibu Tuan of T’boli, South Cotabato; Sulpicio Villalobos of Sto. Niño, South Cotabato; Noel Rosal of Legazpi City, Albay; […]

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