From DWDD AFP Civil Relations Service Radio Website (Oct 1): TF BALIKLOOB | Former NPAs receive E-CLIP benefits in Compostela Valley
CAMP GEN MANUEL T YAN SR., Mawab, Compostela Valley Province (DWDD) – 84 Former Rebels (FRs) in Comval were awarded Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) benefits from the Task Force “Balik Loob” and the Provincial Government of Comval in a ceremony at the Provincial Capitol building, Brgy. Cabidianan, Nabunturan, Compostela Valley Province on September 27, 2018, at 9:00 am.
The activity was graced by Undersecretary Reynaldo Mapagu, head of Task Force “Balik Loob” under the Department of National Defense; USec. Ronald Flores of OPAPP; USec. Luz Ilagan of DSWD, Dir. Alex Roldan of DILG XI; Commander of Eastern Mindanao Command, Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Madrigal Jr.; Maj. Gen. Glenn Paje representing the AFP Chief of Staff; Maj. Gen. Noel Clement, Commander of 10ID; and Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy of Comval.
The FRs were processed by an E-CLIP Committee headed by the Provincial Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy, and co-headed by Col. Gilbert Saret, the Commander of 1001st Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army, with the Provincial Local Government Officer, Dir. Noel Duarte as head Secretariat.
It is also composed of representatives from the Local Social Welfare and Development Office, DILG Provincial/HUC Office, PNP, and the Civil Society Organization, a member of the Provincial/HUC Peace and Order Council.
The E-CLIP is an offshoot of the Administrative Order Number 10 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on April 10, 2018.
It aims to converge the Comprehensive Local Integration Program of DILG and programs of interventions of different government agencies to former rebels to prepare them to be integrated into the mainstream society.
Relatively, the Provincial Government of Compostela Valley had conducted a benchmarking of the Happy Home in Davao Oriental, the only facility in the whole country which houses and caters to former rebels undergoing rehabilitation and training in preparation of their reintegration to the mainstream society.
Aside from free skills training in Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Livelihood Program, other interventions under E-CLIP include PhilHealth enrolment, housing, legal assistance and other social intervention from DSWD and OPAPP.
Former rebels flash the peace sign with DILG Region XI Director Alex Roldan, Compostela Valley Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy, MPA, Task Force Balik-Loob Chairman Usec. Reynaldo B. Mapagu, Vice-Governor Manuel E. Zamora, DILG Provincial Director for Compostela Valley, Noel C. Duarte, MSPM, EASTMINCOM Commander LTGEN Benjamin Madrigal Jr AFP, 10ID Commander MGEN Noel S Clement AFP, Deputy Chief J7 MGEN Rene Glen Paje, PNP XI Deputy Regional Director PPSupt Eden T Ugale, DILG ComVal Provincial Director Noel C. Duarte MPSM, and other AFP officials during the turn-over ceremony of immediate and livelihood assistance under the E-CLIP
Task Force Balik-Loob Chairman Usec. Reynaldo B. Mapagu, along with Compostela Valley Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy, MPA and Vice-Governor Manuel E. Zamora, gives a check for immediate and livelihood assistance to a former rebel
Task Force Balik-Loob Chairman Usec. Reynaldo B. Mapagu, addresses the Former Rebels (FRs) during the turn-over ceremony of E-CLIP assistance EMC PIO / TFBALIKLOOB / MCAG
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