NCRPO’s Danao continuously addresses insurgency

May 22, 2021 Itchie G. Cabayan 152 views

On top of the relentless effort of National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director MGen. Vic Danao, Jr. to help ease out the effects of poverty worsened by the current global health crisis is his full support to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC).

In furtherance of this, the NCRPO maintains active engagements to promote harmony and esprit de corps with Metro Manila’s different sectors by taking part in the Sentrong Alyansa ng mga Mamamayan para sa Bayan General Assembly with the theme: “Palawakin at Palakasin ang Pagkakaisa para sa tunay na Kapayapaan at Kaularan ng Sambayanan”.

The said program includes the conduct of activities such as INFOCARE lectures on COVID-19, distribution of health care kits and food packs, orientation on SAMBAYANAN and AVP presentation for the Youth for Peace.

Moreover, the NCRPO made serious efforts to support EO 70 geared towards ending more than five decades of insurgency’s punic circuition in the country. From November 10, 2020 to April 16, 2020, NCRPO launched several initiatives in the 12 clusters or lines of effort to End Local Communist Armed Conflict.

Among the initiatives undertaken to achieve an efficient and effective implementation of the whole-of-nation approach against insurgency were the following: On local government empowerment –

where 13 cities were able to Revitalize Local Task Force-ELCAC through the passage of resolutions and conduct of meetings relative thereto. With this, 1,689 or 98.8 percent of LGU Resolutions Declaring CPP-NPA as Persona Non-Grata were currently in place with similar resolutions issued by SK Federations.

On the aspect of basic services, a total of 592,196 beneficiaries benefited from the 27,482 activities/outreach programs such as Gift giving/Distribution of Relief Goods/Food Packs, Distribution of health kits, Info C.A.R.E. (Corona Virus Awareness Response and Empowerment Lecture), Community Service Oriented Policing-Related Activities, OPLAN Kalinga, Libreng Sakay and Distribution of Praying Dresses that NCRPO has conducted;

On Poverty Reduction, Livelihood and Empowerment where the NCRPO has a total of 1,846 beneficiaries who have benefited on the online job fair and online counselling and career coaching webinar recently hosted along with the trainors on urban gardening conducted with Tesda.

On Legal Cooperation wherein a total of six meetings have been conducted and of the said meetings, three activities were signing of MOUs with parcel couriers.

On Strategic Communications (STRATCOM) where 124,884 activities were conducted with 1,689,967 IEC materials, infographics and other form of visuals promoting government efforts against CTGs and on government programs and significant accomplishments in relation to EO 70 were posted via the 74 multi-media platform of NCRPO. While on addressing significant issues, it has crafted 343 Information Operations (IO) Plans, and 343 Information Operations Working Group (IOWG) meetings were conducted.

On Peace, Law Enforcement and Development Support (PLEDS) which saw the arrest of seven CPP-NPA members; 39,154 Border Security Operations were launched and 16 NCRPO Personnel were Detailed at ELCAC-Operation Center during the security operations for the CPP-NPA Founding Anniversary.

On Situation Awareness and Knowledge Management (SAKAM) – a total of 9,041 seminars, lectures, meeting and dialogues were held with Kabataan Kontra Droga at Terorismo (KKDAT); meetings with City/Municipality/Barangay TF ELCAC were conducted and nine other engagements done with other concerned units and agencies such as the RMFB through the conduct of a Bomb Identification Seminar for personnel to be detailed as “Train Marshalls” at LRT Line 1 and Intelligence Fusion with Philippines Coast Guard.

On Localized Peace Engagement where the NCRPO has held 2,868 dialogues and symposiums in relation to EO No. 70 and eight summit for Barangay Peace and Order Council.

On E-CLIP and Amnesty Program where cash assistance was provided amounting to P352,000 to surrenderees who were former members of CTGs and left leaning organizations. The engagement with the surrenderees extends to providing their family with support packs, Danao said.

On Sectoral Unification, Capacity Building, Empowerment and Mobilization (SUCBEM), a total of 37 meetings have been made possible with 951 manifestos of support signed by the former members of sectoral left-leaning organizations. The total financial assistance given was P541,000.

“Mas paiigtingin pa natin ang ating kampanya na wakasan ang ilang dekadang kaguluhan na idinudulot ng mga grupong nagnanais na pabagsakin at guluhin ang maayos at tahimik na pamumuhay ng ating mga kababayan. Maglalaan po tayo ng higit pang naaayong programa upang makatulong sa mga magnanais na sumunod at magbalik-loob sa ating pamahalaan tungo sa mas mapayapa, maayos at maunlad na komunidad para sa lahat,” the NCRPO chief says.

These efforts, according to MGen. Danao, resulted in significant gains in the NCRPO’s fight against insurgency and terrorism. Kudos!!!

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