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DILG asks barangay officials to tap resources to help residents

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The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) asked barangay officials to utilize all their available resources to alleviate the plight of their constituents.

“Tinatawagan  natin all barangays, lalo na  mga kapitan, gamitin niyo ang resources niyo. Lahat ng mga sasakyan, na gamitin niyo sa mga nangangailangan na dadalhin sa ospital, o kung malayo sa grocery,” DILG Undersecretary for Barangay Affairs Martin Diño said. He also urged them to ensure residents stay at home.

At the same time, Diño also encouraged residents to report irresponsible barangay officials to the DILG, as he warned barangay execs remiss in their duties and obligations will face suspension.

"Pakiusap ko naman sa mga mamamayan ng barangay kapag ang kapitan niyo, barangay officials niyo ay tutulog-tulog, i-report niyo ‘yan,” he said.

The public could make a report to the agency’s website ( and hotlines. The Department of Health, in cooperation with the DILG and PLDT launched its emergency hotlines for all concerns regarding the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Those who have questions on whether they are infected with COVID-19 or those seeking assistance may call 02-894-COVID (02-894-26843) and 1555.

"Barangay officials failing to do their tasks will be suspended," the official said, adding that, “kung hindi kayo kikilos baka hindi kayo aabot nitong buwan or next month. Wala na kayo sa puwesto niyo.  Imomonitor namin kayo ng DILG dahil obligasyon niyo,” he said.

The official further said, the barangay, being the most basic form of government, will lead in the distribution of food, from the Department of Social Welfare and Development to Luzon citizens.

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