Governance and Information Management Governance is the interaction between the community and government to improve their quality of life. Information Management, on the other hand, is the process of collecting, storing, managing, and maintaining different kinds of information. Both are important in magaging COVID cases in your respective barangays. Statements under this category concerns with the flow of COVID related information and the existing actions against COVID-19 in the barangay.
Covid-19 Response: Community Behaviors To meet minimum health standards set by DOH, both individuals and communities must change their behaviors to mitigate the spread of COVID. Statements under this category measures the barangay’s existing communication strategies, models that you follow, and feedback approach regarding COVID which are keys to motivating barangays and LGUs to “Heal As One.”
Focal Areas: Service Delivery Quarantines and lockdowns all over the world has severely contracted the economy. During these times, assistance to the most vulnerable is required while the community still requires access to basic Health Care, WaSH, Food Security, Income Generation and Education. Statements under this category are divided into four: Food Security & Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing Services, Livelihood & Economy, Learning & Education.
Food Security and Nutrition Having enough nutritious and budget-friendly food to feed their families is one of the priorities of citizens during the pandemic. The COVID pandemic disrupted the food supply chain that Filipinos currently have, and it is the role of the barangay to bridge the gap between citizens and their necessities. Statements under this category mainly covers the citizens’ access to nutritious food.
Health and Well-Being Services It’s important to maintain physical and mental wellbeing especiially during the COVID pandemic. Barangays should be able to act on supporting the health and wellbeing of their citizens. Statements under this category focuses on how barangays aid your citizens on COVID cases, non-COVID related services, and mental health.
Livelihood and Economy The COVID pandemic has not only affected food security and health, but also the livelihood of people. A large number of Filipinos lost their sources of income because of the quarantines and lockdowns, and the barangay plays a role in helping these Filipinos rise from their livelihood struggle. Statements under this category tackles the support the barangay has given to your citizens.
Learning and Education Students, teachers, and parents are not excused from the COVID pandemic. Schools have to adjust to online learning, and not all people have access to the internet and online learning tools such as laptops. Barangays should have the capacity to give aid to schools. Statements under this category talks about how the barangay showed their support to schools and its constituents.