The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Zambales awarded a total amount of Fourteen Million Five Hundred Twenty Thousand Pesos (P14,520,000.00) to the municipalities of Palauig, San Felipe, Subic and San Marcelino on December 29, 2016 at the DILG Provincial Office, Iba, Zambales.

DILG Zambales Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V together with Program Manager Cindy C. Cagalitan, Municipal Local Government Operations Officers (MLGOOs) Ofelia D. Delamarca and Sheryl Ann Q. Dungca awarded the checks to LGU functionaries and representatives. The Municipalities of Palauig and Subic received Five Million Pesos (P5, 000,000.00) each while San Felipe received Two Million Pesos, for the implementation of their Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS). On the other hand, the Municipality of San Marcelino received the 2nd tranche of their SALINTUBIG FY 2015 amounting to Two Million Four Hundred Thousand Pesos (P2,400,000.00) and One Hundred Twenty Thousand Pesos (P120, 000.00- 2nd tranche) of BUB project- purchase of rescue equipment.
The DILG through the BUB and SALINTUBIG projects aims to develop and scale up the capacities of LGUs towards the achievement of inclusive growth and poverty reduction for the country.