Per DILG-DDB Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2018-01 dated May 21, 2018, the Local Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (ADACs) have a critical role in the coordination and proper monitoring of drug-related incidents. This entails cohesion of policies for the inter-local government roles which can provide an enabling environment for functional and effective ADACs. This further requires structural consistency and a comprehensive monitoring and reporting system. Hence, the Program on ADAC Strengthening was established in order to address such concerns.
The ADAC Strengthening Program contributes to the preservation of peace and order in the locality in terms of prevention on the proliferation of illegal drugs which is one of the criminality issues tackled in the Caraga Roadmap for Peace. This criminality issue is one of the concerns that need to be addressed in the Peace and Development Zones.
- Published: 12 February 2019