Setting Up a Community Response Strategy for Local Government Units: Practical Advice for Reorienting Existing Systems to Deal with COVID-19

Volume 1 | Issue 1 | April 2020

Ador R. Torneo, Audrey Angeli O. Andres, Kristoffer B. Berse, Anthony Lawrence L. Borja, Romielyn S. Nazareno, Matthew D. Ordoñez , Joseph Angelo B. Rayo , Redento B. Recio , Felipe F. Salvosa III , Cheryll Ruth R. Soriano

This policy brief outlines some policy considerations for local government units (LGU), specifically provinces, cities, and municipalities, currently drafting or revisiting their COVID-19 Community Response Strategy and the accompanying local measures. It integrates some of the lessons from best practices, observations, and inputs from our volunteer group of professionals in order to aid LGU officials currently planning, drafting and updating their COVID-19 strategy.