PDEA Declares Ayala Alabang A Drug-Free Barangay
Manila, Philippines—After the agency’s successful crackdown on illegal drugs. the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) declared Barangay Ayala Alabang in Muntinlupa City as a drug-cleared barangay last Friday, Sept. 7.
PDEA representative Atty. Arly Agtay, Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) Usec. Aileen Matibag, Coun. Lester Baes, representing Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi, and Brgy. Ayala Alabang Chairman Ruben Baes led the proclamation.
According to PDEA and DDB, for the last three months, Brgy. Ayala Alabang recorded non-availability of drug supply, the absence of drug transit, the absence of clandestine drug laboratory and warehouse, the absence of marijuana cultivation site, the absence of drug dens, and the absence of drug users/pushers/protectors.
Before the proclamation, the barangay officials conducted regular consultations with the different sectors that make up the barangay, implemented extensive drug awareness and prevention information programs, and put up a 24/7 help desk.
Brgy. Ayala Alabang joins the other two drug-free communities in Muntinlupa City namely Cundran Compound and Pinagpala Compound in Brgy. Putatan.