The Department of the interior and Local Government (DILG) Region IX successfully hosted the conduct of the Orientation for the DILG IX Regional and Field Officers on the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) on August 6, 2019 at Manuel Resort, Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte.
Participated in by the Provincial and City Directors, City Local Government Operations Officers (CLGOOs), Cluster Heads, Municipal Local Government Operations Officers (MLGOOs) and Regional Office Personnel, respectively, the one-day activity spearheaded by Regional Director Paisal O. Abutazil aimed to orient the regional and field officers on their roles in the Retooled Community Support Program, as main prime movers of the program at the field level.
GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF TINAYTAYAN WATER SYSTEM IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PIÑAN, ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE
In the fulfillment of having an easy access to safe and potable water to families and the entire community. The Municipality of Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte and the Department of the Interior and Local Department led the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of Tinaytayan Water System on July 16, 2019 at Brgy. Tinaytayan, Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte.
The Department of the Interior and Local Government conducted a Seminar - Workshop on the capability enhancement on Barangay Drug Clearing Program on July 8-13, 2019 in Sapphire Function Room, Grand Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City.
The six (6) day event was joined by the ninety eight (98) participants from Barangay/City Anti-Drug Abuse Councils, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Consultant of Davao City on illegal drugs. This was to equip the BADAC members on the Drug-clearing Program and Community-based Rehabilitation Program. On the last day, there was an awarding of functionality of BADACS.
JOINT RDC IX AND RPOC IX MEETING
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region IX in partnership with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) IX successfully facilitated the conduct of the Joint Regional Development Council (RDC) IX and Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) IX Meeting conducted last June 14, 2019 at Jackie’s Hotel, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.
The joint meeting was presided by Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista, Cabinet Secretary for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) of the National Task Force on Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).
In attendance were Ipil Municipal Mayor and RDC IX Chairperson Anamel C. Olegario, Zamboanga City Mayor and RPOC IX Chairperson Mayor Maria Isabelle G. Climaco, NEDA IX Regional Director and RDC IX Vice Chairperson Phlorita A. Ridao, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) IX Regional Director and RPOC IX Secretariat Head Paisal O. Abutazil, Vice Chairpersons and Co-Chairpersons and members of both Councils, among others, respectively.
The main agenda of the meeting was the presentation and discussion of Executive Order No. 70 – Institutionalizing the Whole of Nation Approach in Attaining Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Peace, Creating a National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict, and Directing the Adoption of a National Peace Framework.
The twelve (12) Cluster National Task Force composed of twenty-one (21) member agencies each have roles and functions with the end-goal of putting an end to local insurgencies by 2022.