6 towns told to organize anti-insurgency task forces

first_imgILOILO – The municipalities of Alimodian,Calinog, Janiauy, Lambunao, Maasin, and Tubungan should organize task forcesaddressing their respective insurgency problems, according to the Department ofInterior and Local Government (DILG). The Philippine Army previously confirmed tothe DILG that 13 barangays in the six towns have insurgency problems –Alimodian, one; Maasin, one; Tubungan, one; Janiuay, two; and Lambunao, two. The Municipal Task Force to End LocalCommunist Armed Conflict will serve as a convergence platform for the deliveryof basic services down to the barangays “which will lead to good governance,”said Sumagaysay./PN Executive Order 70, according to Sumagaysay,espouses a whole-of-nation approach in addressing communist armed conflict.center_img “We gave them a deadline,Nov. 30,” said DILG Iloilo provincial director Teodora Sumagaysay. It then suggested the formation of a“Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict” in each of thetowns to coordinate efforts with government forces in line with Executive Order70 that created the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict(NTF-ELCAC).last_img

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