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Aiming to promote programs for drug abuse prevention with the end in view of educating the out-of-school-youth (OSY) and street children regarding the pernicious effects of drug abuse, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Zambales headed by Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V, successfully carried out the 1-day “Orientation on the Establishment and Operation of Special Drug Education Center (SDEC) for Out of School Youth and Street Children” on July 28, 2021 via Zoom video conferencing platform.
The activity was participated in by the Provincial and Municipal Social Welfare Development Officers, Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) and Liga ng mga Barangay Federation Presidents, Representatives from the Local Health Office, Department of Education (DepEd), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), PNP Women and Children Desk Officers, and LGU Anti-Drug Abuse Council (ADAC) Focal Persons—who will be partners and key implementers of the SDEC facility. The said undertaking then served as a venue to capacitate the key implementers of the said facility.