In 2020, DILG R5 engaged a total of 164 barangays in the Baranggayan sa Bikol with 135 of them completing 4 key activities under the Retooled Community Support Program.

On the second year of implementation of the RCSP in the Bicol Region, the DILG 5 recognizes the efforts of the National Government Agencies (NGAs), Local Government Units (LGUs), Barangays, the DILG 5 Provincial Offices, Field Officers and Focal Persons during the Baranggayan sa Bikol RCSP Awarding Ceremony. The activity was held at Hotel St. Ellis, Legazpi City on Friday, February 19, 2021.

DILG R5 takes pride in being the first region throughout the country to organize this awarding ceremony that gives recognition to the LGUs, partner agencies and other stakeholders involved in the implementation of the program.

Present during the awarding ceremony were DILG Asec. Manuel Felix, Assistant Secretary for Peace and Order representing OIC SILG Bernardo Florece Jr., DILG Usec. Marlo Iringan, OIC Undersecretary for Local Government, Col. Ryan Severo of OSEC, Mr. Richard Villacorte of SLG-PMO and Assistant Dir. Rene Valera of OPDS. Mayor Joseph Ascutia of Labo, Camarines Norte also graced the awarding ceremony being the Outstanding LCE Implementer of the Baranggayan.

We, in DILG R5 commit to continuously engage, develop and transform peaceful and empowered communities through the effective implementation of the Baranggayan sa Bikol.

Tara na, mag-Baranggayan tayo!