The Assam authorities has added sanitary napkins to the listing of aid supplies to be distributed amongst ladies and adolescent ladies affected by
floods and different pure disasters, a notification stated. The order was just lately issued by Income and Catastrophe Administration Division Commissioner and Secretary M S Manivannan.
Drawing the eye of all district deputy commissioners and sub-divisional officers (civil), it stated menstrual administration throughout emergencies confronted by ladies and adolescent ladies residing in flood-prone areas have until now remained unattended as a aid measure.
“It additionally brings out varied cultural, logistical and well being points confronted by ladies and adolescent ladies in caring for their menstrual hygiene wants throughout floods,” the order said.
Contemplating the upkeep of the dignity of ladies and adolescent ladies throughout flood and many others., the DCs and SDOs have been requested to incorporate sanitary napkins within the listing of aid objects from GR (Gratuitous Aid) fund, it added.
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