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63 Cordillera villages still drug-affected


BAGUIO CITY: The Cordillera office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-CAR) reported some 63 barangay (villages) in the region remained drug affected despite the continuing anti-illegal drug campaigns by authorities. Based on the PDEA-CAR report during the joint meeting of the Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council at the Mansion House on Thursday, Abra had the most drug-affected villages with 29; followed by Baguio city with 15; Kalinga, 8 barangay; Apayao and Benguet, five barangay each; and Ifugao, 1 barangay. On the other hand, PDEA-CAR reported the Regional Oversight Committee was able to clear a total of 753 barangay from the previous 816 drug-affected barangay.

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Today’s Front Page February 18, 2020

Today’s Front Page February 18, 2020