Manila Bay Clean Up, Rehabilitation and Preservation Program (MBCRPP)

The program is in line with the Supreme Court Mandamus for the clean-up and preservation the Manila Bay. As one of the national government agencies tasked to rehabilitate Manila Bay, DILG has provided capacity development interventions for LGUs to ensure compliance to the continuing Supreme Court Mandamus.

DILG-NCR has been active in strengthening LGU Manila Bay Task Force, which is tasked to lead initiatives in the local level for preservation of the bay and its tributaries. DILG-NCR key personnel has also provided technical assistance on the conduct of Environmental Compliance Audit (ECA), a tool created by the DILG to gauge compliance of LGUs in RA 9003 or Ecological Solid Waste Management Act, and has created an Environmental Compliance Audit Online Database System and MBCRP Website.

Enhancing LGU Capacity on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (DRR-CCA)

A program that aims to strengthen disaster resiliency among LGUs, as well as reducing vulnerabilities to natural and human-induced disasters through the incorporation of climate change adaptability in local plans.

DILG, as Vice Chair for disaster preparedness, initiated the conduct of Disaster Preparedness Audit in LGUs to determine the challenges and gaps in mitigating disasters in localities. Climate Change Expenditure Tagging is also conducted to mainstream climate change adaptation in local development plans.

Resettlement Governance

A program initiated by DILG-NCR, resettlement governance is envisioned to help informal settler families or illegal settlers relocated outside Metro Manila cope with their new environs and become productive members of their new communities. The program initiates dialogues between families and local officials to thresh out issues in their settlements.

Resettlement Governance Assistance Fund (RGAF)

The RGAF is financial assistance given by the DILG to cities with resettlement plans, especially those with in-city relocation sites. The financial assistance aims to provide support to the LGUs in providing facilities in resettlement sites, as well as in establish­ing livelihood opportunities to help relocatees adjust in their new environs.