NEWS AND STORIES

Statement of LCP on the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus

Quezon City, 7 February 2020 - The League commends city governments in the country that have put measures in place to prevent and control the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Mayor Labella ramps up anti-coronavirus measures in Cebu City

Cebu City, 3 February 2020 - "Tell us what you need and the Cebu City Government will find a way to help you." This is what Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella told the the chiefs of different government agencies and public and private hospitals in a meeting on 31 January 2020 to determine how the city government can help in addressing the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Involving city government offices for a successful GAD plan and budget

Masbate City, 29 January 2020 - One of the cities located in Bicol Region, the City of Masbate has long been championing the welfare of women and children through the leadership of City Mayor Rowena R. Tuason. Mayor Owen, as she is fondly called, puts the welfare of these sectors in the center of the city’s gender and development (GAD) plan. Currently, Mayor Owen is also LCP’s focal mayor for GAD.

Simplified Process to Access the People's Survival Fund Established

Quezon City, 21 January 2020 - To improve the capacity of local government units to respond to impacts of climate change, the People’s Survival Fund (PSF) or Republic Act 10174 was enacted on 16 August 2012. Eight years after the enactment of the law, only a limited number of LGUs were able to access the fund due to strict requirements.

The Advocate Q3-Q4 2019 Issue

Quezon City, 1 January 2020 - The Q3-Q4 issue of our official newsletter features stories, events, and activities undertaken by members of the LCP and its Secretariat from the start of the 2019-2022 LCP Administration in July 2019 until December of the same year.

First-Termer City Mayors Intensify Service Delivery For All

Roxas and Passi City, 4 December 2019 - For the cities of Roxas and Passi, the 2019-2022 administration ushers in a fresh start as seasoned public officials are serving their first term as mayors of said respective cities. Roxas City Mayor Ronnie Dadivas and Passi City Mayor Stephen Palmares both introduced their agenda with particular focus on the delivery of social services across all gender and age.

7th Regional Competitiveness Summit Awardees

Quezon City, 29 October 2019 - The League of Cities of the Philippines would like to congratulate this year's awardees in the 7th Regional Competitiveness Summit.

Empowering Lamitan City's local Yakan weavers through ICT

Lamitan City, 29 October 2019 - For the past two years, Lamitan City has been educating its constituents through the use of information, communication, and technology (ICT). This 6th class city located in the province of Basilan in southern Philippines did not let limited resources hamper its goal of bridging education to its people through the use of computers and the internet.

Growing in Circles: Climate-Ready, Resilient, Resource-Efficient, and Equitable Cities

Quezon City, 24 October 2019 - The League of Cities of the Philippines is proud to present a key output of its partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to promote a more wholistic approach to the concept of resource efficiency in Philippine cities.

2019 SGLG City Government Awardees

Quezon City, 18 October 2019 - Congratulations to all cities who have been awarded the Seal of Good Local Governance for 2019. Keep up the good work!
2019 Climate Action Summit
September 12, 2019
The 2019 Climate Action Summit this 23rd of September will showcase national and local efforts across the globe in responding to the current global climate emergency.
One Planet City Challenge 2019 - 2020
March 19, 2019
On behalf of the Climate Change and Energy Unit of WWF-Philippines, I wish to invite all cities to join the One Planet City Challenge (OPCC) 2019-2020.
 MEMO
Loan Project Financing by the Municipal Development Fund Office (MDFO)
January 24, 2020
We are pleased to inform you of the different financing windows currently being offered by the Municipal Development Fund Office (MDFO) of the Department of Finance (DOF). MDFO is mandated to provide financing for priority development projects of Local Government Units (LGUs) at lower interest rates. Since 1998, the MDFO has been extending loan assistance to LGUs, including free technical assistance in the preparatory stages of project implementation.
Taal Volcano Comprehensive Situational Report
January 14, 2020
To understand the magnitude of the Taal Volcano eruption, we have consolidated the reports from various agencies monitoring the situation. Attached is a copy of a Comprehensive Situational Report obtained from the websites of Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysial and Astronomical Services Administration, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, and the Manila International Airport Authority for your reference. We will continually update you of any developments.
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