LGA News

March 20, 2019

LGA relaunches the Operation L!STO manual as a comprehensive and integrated approach to disaster preparedness

Manila, Philippines – The Local Government Academy (LGA) has come up with an enhanced version of the Operation L!STO disaster preparedness manual that provides set of minimum progressive response actions before, during and after the typhoon. This is the third version of the Operation L!STO manuals which consolidates the Checklist of Early Preparedness Actions for Mayors, Checklist of Minimum Critical Preparedness Actions for Mayors and Checklist for City/Municipal Local Government Operations Officers, Chief of Police and Fire Marshalls into one reference material.

March 04, 2019

LGA, OCD extend support to Pasig City RED Training Center

Manila, Philippines – The City Government of Pasig, Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Local Government Academy (LGA) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) in support of the Rescue Emergency Disaster (RED) Training Center. The RED Training Center is a learning institution established by the city government to fulfill its vision of creating an empowered and resilient community and ensuring emergency and disaster preparedness to address the good and responsive governance needs of the community.

February 27, 2019

3rd CapDev ACE Gabi ng Parangal: A Celebration of and an Invitation for Outstanding Public Service

It was the most awaited night of the year. The ballroom was filled with excitement and anticipation as men and women clad in barong tagalog and Filipiniana await the announcement of this year’s CapDev ACE awardees. It was a special night indeed and who would not want to be in the venue to once again witness an individual and a team’s dream become a reality--to be recognized for their hard work and be in the roster of the best in the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

February 18, 2019

DILG, LGA push for higher standards in human resource management

MANILA, Philippines – Building on the numerous efforts that the DILG has embarked on in strengthening its internal governance capacity, the Local Government Academy (LGA), in collaboration with the human resource (HR) units of the department is conducting a planning activity entitled “Crafting A DILG Roadmap in Support of PRIME-HRM: Towards Strategic and Integrated HRMD in DILG”.

September 28, 2018

Negros Occidental’s Enhanced Climate Field School Training

Natural capital, defined as the ‘spectrum of physical assets within the natural environment that deliver economic value through ecosystem services’ (Voora and Venema, 2008), makes up a significant share (36%) of total wealth in developing countries; therefore, realizing it as a critical asset for development (The World Bank: Natural Capital Accounting, 2016). Moreover, significant warming due to climate change will occur in the Philippines with the expected mean temperature to rise by 1.5 to 2.6 degree Celsius over the coming 50 years (WAVES Philippine Country Report 2016).

May 31, 2018

Expanding Partnerships through the NRC for Local Disaster Resilience

The NRC aims to strengthen capacities of LGUs in ensuring quality plans, through leadership and governance, and to develop and establish critical resilient nature of the four pillars of local government systems namely: human development, local economy, infrastructure, and the environment.

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