Odisha SRC asks Collectors to provide sanitary kit to women in flood-hit areas

Bhubaneswar: Amid flood situation in various regions of Odisha, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed Collectors to provide sanitary kit to girls and women in the affected areas.

The SRC has written a letter to the Collectors of Khordha, Puri, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh, Balasore, Bhadrak, Keonjhar and Boudh in this regard.

“Proper medical care along with sanitation measures is essential for women/ girls who are marooned due to flood. Hence, you are requested to kindly instruct CDMO to procure sanitary/ hygienic kit as emergency sanitation measures (emergent relief) and distribute among women/ girls in the marooned areas,” the SRC said in the letter.

“The cost of such expenditure shall be borne by SRC out of SDRF. This may kindly be treated as extremely urgent,” the SRC added.

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