Davao City –  A forum entitled “Forum on Positive Peace” spearheaded by DILG XI in close coordination with Peace 911 of the City Government of Davao was conducted on January 9, 2010 at the Grand Men Seng Hotel, Magallanes, Davao City. The activity is in relation to the continuing efforts of the Department to support the EO No. 70 series of 2018 known as Institutionalizing the Whole-of-Nation Approach in attaining Inclusive and Sustainable Peace, Creating a National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC) and Directing the Adoption of a National Peace Framework.

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Five former rebels have recently received big cash benefits in exchange of the firearms they have surrendered to the government.

The five checks amounting to a total of P623,000.00 from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) were personally handed over by Governor Nelson L. Dayanghirang in a simple ceremony held at the Governor’s Office at the Provincial Capitol.

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Barangay officials, functionaries to receive yuletide benefit – DILG

All barangay officials and functionaries are entitled to receive a social assistance benefit not exceeding their monthly compensation beginning December 20, 2019 under the Yuletide Social Assistance Program (YSAP), according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said that all elected and appointed barangay officials, including Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Chairpersons, who have rendered at least four months of service and are still in the service as of November 30, 2019 are entitled to receive the YSAP benefit.

 

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Nine (9) LGUs from Davao Region get 2019 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG)
 
Nine (9) or 16.66% local government units (LGUs) from Davao Region earned this year’s up scaled Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG), one of the most coveted LGU awards, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Director Alex C. Roldan, CESO V.

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