In pursuit to the realization of the whole-of-nation approach in ending local communist armed conflict in Region 10, member agencies of the clusters Local Government Empowerment and Basic Services convened on February 14, 2020 at DILG Regional Office 10. 

The cluster meeting intends to review the implementation plans and tasks of the two lines of efforts led by the Department. 

DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe said, “The goal of the meeting is to harmonize the implementation plan of the clusters to firm-up commitments and lay down its projects, programs and activities that are contributory to the achievement of sustainable peace and inclusive growth.”

With this, the Regional Director encouraged the clusters to continue the on-going efforts because of the positive impact of the fight against local communism. 

For the Basic Services Cluster, their primary mission is to harmonize, integrate, and secure cluster programs and projects. 

Agencies involved in this cluster are the following: DEPED, DSWD, DOH, DPWH, DHSUD, NICA, NCIP, AFP and PNP.

As for the LGE Cluster’s mission, they shall revisit and enhance the policy, direction, capacity building strategies, project development support, and ensure security and justice. 

Meanwhile, agencies involved in Local Government Empowerment are NICA, AFP and PNP. (DILG 10/RPCT/DMO II Daphne Kirstie B. Fabria)