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Post Date: April 30, 2020

With the April 30 deadline now at hand and the implementation of General Quarantine Status (GCQ) will be in effect, DILG XII Regional Director Josephine Cabrido-Leysa, CESO III expressed optimism that it will “pave the way for the much-needed economic recovery of the whole of Region XII.”

The downgrading of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) for Region XII had been recommended by the National IATF-EID recently. In a video conference held with the regional Inter-Agency TF on Covid 19 and the RIATG-EID recently, the Director made a presentation of the possible scenario under the General Community Quarantine. 

Post Date: April 28, 2020

“WE have landed in Awang Airport!”

This was the update received by DILG XII RD Josephine Cabrido – Leysa, CESO III at around 10:57 AM on Wednesday April 22, 2020, relayed by one of the thankful passengers of the ‘sweeper flight’ from Cebu as the said official monitored, along with the OpCen people, the development of events. 

Post Date: April 27, 2020

As more good news (with some bad news) about the release of Social Amelioration Program (SAP) funds abound, DILG XII RD Josephine Cabrido-Leysa, CESO III, called on the citizens to emulate the exemplary deeds of fellow residents from Region XII who opted out from being recipients of the SAP, knowing fully well that there are others who are ‘more deserving’ as beneficiaries.

Post Date: April 26, 2020

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Expecting a surge in the number of requests for repatriation from distressed and stranded Overseas Filipino Workers scattered in various regions in the country, DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Ano directed all DILG regional directors and field officers, BARMM minister of local government and other concerned to establish the “DILG Overseas Filipino Workers’ (OFW) Desk and the designation of DILG-OFW Desk Officer at the region, province, highly urbanized city (HUC) and independent component city (ICC)”.

Post Date: April 24, 2020

DILG XII RD Josephine Cabrido-Leysa, CESO III, urged local government officials that it’s ‘about time’ to prepare their ‘post-lockdown economic plans’ in anticipation for the gradual easing of the community quarantine measures in the region.

With a few days before the supposed deadline of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Region XII, Director Leysa RD issued the call, together with the Regional Covid 19 Task Force and Task Group, to ensure that all LGUs will be in lockstep with the rest in the Region.