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Multi-Million Drug Rehab Facilitity Will Rise Soon in Davao City

Davao City - A multi-million drug rehabilitation facility will be built in the City of Davao starting December 2016, this was announced by the local government.

According to City Administrator Zuleika Lopez, the facility will complement Davao’s current rehabilitation center located at Bago, Oshiro which also cater drug dependents from outside the city.

Lopez stated that the rehabilitation facility which will be jointly funded by Resorts World Manila and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PagCor) will be built on a 2.5- hectare property in Malagos.

The City Vice-Mayor Paolo DUterte welcomed the news, saying it will definitely help the City accommodate more drug dependents who wish to reform.

On his weekly public affairs program “Pulong-puling ni Pulong”, the young Duterte said “We support this because this will also help decongest our rehabilitation center”.

Currently the Davao City Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Drug Dependents (DCTRCDD) can only cater a maximum of 100 people.

According to the city government, the number of drug personalities who have surrendered since July of this year has already reached at 9, 000.

Sources: DavaoBreakingNews
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