Makeshift dwellings and domestic wastes persist to be seen in some parts of the 27-kilometer Pasig River which is being rehabilitated by the government in cooperation with private and voluntary sectors.
Do your part in saving Pasig River
DILG Secretary Ismael ‘Mike’ D. Sueno is urging local government units (LGUs) near the Pasig River to do their part in restoring the river into its once picturesque and glorious state.
DILG executives led by Undersecretary for Local Government Austere Panadero (3rd from left), Assistant Secretary for Plans and Programs Epimaco Densing III (4th from left), Assistant Secretary for Muslim Affairs and Special Concerns Hamid Ladjakahal (2nd from left), and DILG-OPDS Director Rolyn Zambales (leftmost) grace the launching of "Tubig para sa Lahat" and "Samu't Saring Kwentong Kalye" coffee table books produced by DILG-OPDS showcasing water and road projects of DILG and inspiring stories of change to beneficiaries.
Two coffee table books on water, road projects launched
The DILG launched two coffee table books showcasing its water supply and local road projects through creative photography and narrative storytelling.
Participants enjoy the simulation exercise on the use of life jacket while doing gesture for distress call.
DILG personnel gears up for water safety
With over 13,000 local projects under its wing, DILG found it necessary to train its personnel on basic water survival and safety skills to prepare for any eventuality as they monitor the implementation of these projects which are sometimes located across rivers and seas.
WOMEN ON FIRE. Women firefighters of the BFP-NCR show girl power during an all-female firefighting competition at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila in line with the Fire Prevention Month
DILG-BFP holds all-women firefighting competition
To showcase the skills and capabilities of women firefighters, the DILG through the Bureau of Fire Protection-National Capital Region (BFP-NCR) held an all-female firefighting competition recently at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila.
The local government of Quezon City backs the war on drugs being waged by the Philippine National Police.
Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista assured PNP Chief, Director General Ronald M. Dela Rosa of the full support of the QC Government and City Council to the PNP anti-drug campaign 'Project Double Barrel Reloaded' which resumed after a month long suspension since January.
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