You are here

News Releases

Enter Subject Keywords to Search.
Post Date: August 14, 2017


    The intensified government drive against illegal drugs resulted in the voluntary surrender of more than 7,000 drug users/pushers in the Province of Sultan Kudarat. Consequently, there is the need to evaluate each one of them to determine their level of drug dependency subject them to rehabilitative processes as the case warrants. 

Post Date: August 14, 2017

The DILG being the lead convener of MASA MASID, a program designed to heighten community involvement by mobilizing the support of local stakeholders, volunteers, civic organizations, faith-based organizations, and the private sectors in the fight against illegal drugs, criminality and corruption, has provided an avenue for the Province to conduct an orientation for a core group of local government functionaries who will be in charge in ensuring that the MASA MASID Teams and Volunteers can effectively and efficiently deliver the needed intervention for drug surrenderers.

Post Date: August 14, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government, as the Vice-Chairperson for Disaster Preparedness, convened the member-agencies for the second quarter meeting for CY 2017 on June 20, 2017 at Hotel de Viajera, Koronadal City. Among the agencies who participated are OCD, DSWD, NEDA, DepEd, DENR-EMB, DENR-MGB, PIA, DOH, CHED, BFP, PNP and 1002nd Brigade of Philippine Army.

Post Date: August 14, 2017

    The Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) / Assistance to Disadvantage Municipalities (ADM) strengthens the convergence of the delivery of the national services to the community through the genuine involvement of grassroots organizations and communities.

    The DILG XII, as the lead Agency of the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (RPRAT) and selected member-agencies conducted the project monitoring and evaluation under BuB/ADM program in Maitum & Maasim, Sarangani Province on August 2-4, 2017. The team was composed of the BuB/ADM Regional/Provincial Focal person/s of the following agencies; DILG, DTI, DA, and DSWD. 

Post Date: August 11, 2017

The Department of the Interior and Local Government, in partnership with the local government of General Santos joined 73 local government units across the country in the landmark lighting, to celebrate ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary on August 8, 2017. The event is a symbolic expression of the ASEAN 50 theme, “Under One Light, We Are One ASEAN”.

DILG XII ARD Lailyn Ortiz, Mayor Ronnel C. Rivera, Vice Mayor Shirlyn Bañas-Nograles, Councilor Jose Edmar Yumang, Councilor Rosalita Nuñez, Councilor Jose Orlando Acharon, DILG City Dir. Atty. Rochelle M. Sero and other dignitaries lead the Lighting of the ASEAN LANDMARK.