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Post Date: March 24, 2020

Regional Director Josephine Cabrido-Leysa, CESO III assured its field officers and partner agencies that the Covid -19 Operations Center stationed at the DILG XII Conference Room continues to provide assistance and services twenty-four hours each day throughout the week.

The Regional OpCen acts as the conduit of information, instruction and updates from the Central Office OpCen, giving assurance for a timely and quick exchange of information from the field and vice versa.

Post Date: March 24, 2020

DILG XII has warned residents through its social media site and the radio about the stricter measures being implemented in the Region XII as a region-wide curfew was implemented on the March 23, 2020.

In a radio interview with RD Josephine Cabrido-Leysa, CESO III, those with non-essential trips are ‘better off staying at home than go through the inconvenience at border crossings within the Region’. According to Director Leysa, more stringent checks are being done who cross from one region to another or travel between two border towns of different provinces.

Post Date: March 23, 2020

Provincial LGUs of Region XII are set to implement the unified curfew hours from 9:00 in the evening until 5:00 in the morning starting today, March 23, 2020, to help prevent the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

This was outlined in the approved Joint Resolution No. 2020-04 enjoining all local government units in the region to impose a uniform curfew hours to help curb and contain the disease. Members of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) and Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) gathered in a meeting held at Sultan Kudarat Provincial Capitol in Isulan last March 18, 2020.

Post Date: March 20, 2020

As a response to the government’s effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) XII promptly implemented temporary flexible work arrangements and intensified its sanitation and hygiene measures for its employees.

The Department will follow work from home and skeletal workforce arrangement from March 23 until April 12, 2020, to ensure the employees’ health and safety. Business hours will remain the same from 8:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon (Mondays to Fridays), the Department confirms.

Post Date: March 13, 2020

With the reports about the frequent occurrences of accidents along national highways involving motorcycles with sidecar locally known as “tricycles” and pedicabs (also called a cycle rickshaw, bikecab, cyclo, trishaw or rickshaw- a pedal-powered means of transportation), DILG Secretary Eduardo Año stressed that the Memorandum Circular no. 2020- 036 only seeks to ensure the safety of the riding public and the drivers themselves.