March 18, 2021

Additional 5,000 Yolanda housing units distributed in Iloilo – Nograles

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles as Chairman of the IATF Yolanda, NHA and the LGU beneficiary, distributed an additional 5,000 free housing units in Carles, Iloilo last Wednesday, March 17, 2021 as part of the Duterte administration’s commitment to fulfill all its Yolanda housing commitments by 2022. The turn over was done virtually, and was the 27th such online ceremony conducted …

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March 17, 2021

1,543 Yolanda Housing Units Distributed in Capiz – Nograles

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, together with IATF Yolanda, NHA and LGU officials, turned over 1,543 housing units in Panay, Capiz last Tuesday, March 16, 2021 as part of the government’s commitment to finish all Yolanda housing projects by 2022. Since assuming the chairmanship of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Unified Implementation and Monitoring of Rehabilitation and Recovery Projects and …

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February 7, 2021

Extension of lifeliners’ benefits to 2051 to help ease financial burden of the poor––Nograles

“The poor should not be powerless.” This, said Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Sunday, is the rationale behind the President’s approval of Department of Energy (DOE) recommendations that seek to ease the financial burden of power consumers with little or no incomes. Nograles had earlier announced that the President had ordered the extension of the no-disconnection policy of “lifeliners” or …

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February 6, 2021

National Employment Recovery Strategy Task Force to focus on Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan initiatives – Nograles

“Our workers are among the most important sectors of the economy. They produce our food, goods, and essential products. They also provide the crucial and necessary services we need on a daily basis.” This was the statement of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles last Friday, February 5, 2021 at the ceremonial signing of the Joint Memorandum Circular creating the National Employment …

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January 14, 2021

OPINION: Taking action to address stunting among Filipino children

By Karlo Nograles (Originally published in – January 14, 2021 – With the whole country just having celebrated the start of a new year, I find myself looking back at my childhood and how my family greeted New Year’s Eve. Like many Filipino families, we had our own traditions, one of which involved us siblings, prodded by our parents, to kick off …

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January 13, 2021

Zero Hunger Task Force marks first year with launch of National Food Policy

NEWS RELEASE 13 January 2021 A year since its establishment, the government’s Zero Hunger Task Force (ZHTF) has been able to make positive progress in its efforts to address hunger in the Philippines––including the timely completion and launch of the National Food Policy––despite a pandemic that has engulfed the entire world and required the implementation of restrictions since March last …

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January 11, 2021

Small farmers to benefit from EPAHP loan programs – Nograles

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles assured last January 10, 2021 that the Task Force Zero Hunger which he chairs is setting up programs and measures that will help small farmers cope with the effects of the ongoing pandemic, stressing that “this pro-farmer policy is a banner program of the Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) initiative.” “Our farmers toil everyday …

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December 8, 2020

Private sector partnership yields 10k free Noche Buena kits for distribution – Nograles

NEWS RELEASE 08 December 2020 “Congratulations to our partners in the private sector for reaching 10,000 Noche Buena kits for the Brand Aid: Noche Buena Para sa Lahat initiative which will benefit needy Filipino families this Yuletide season.” This was the statement of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles after realizing the goals set for the distribution of the aid and assistance …

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December 2, 2020

Task Force Yolanda, NHA turn over 1,354 housing units in Capiz – Nograles

NEWS RELEASE 02 December 2020 Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the online turnover of free housing units to beneficiaries in Pilar, Capiz last December 1, 2020 in coordination with Task Force Yolanda, the National Housing Authority and local government leaders under the Yolanda Permanent Housing Project for Region 6. Nograles heads the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Unified Implementation and …

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October 29, 2020


Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Co-Chairperson Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles has reminded the public that cemeteries and memorial parks will be closed from October 29 to November 4 as part of the government’s efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. According to Nograles, no changes would be made …

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