Sen. Sonny Angara is reminding authorities to be sure to distribute personal hygiene kits or so-called “dignity kit” containing 22 gadgets of girls’s personal care should be automated in evacuation facilities.
Angara, vice chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, on Saturday reminded involved businesses a couple of authorities rule requiring the obligatory distribution of “women’s dignity kits” in non permanent shelters.
He mentioned that Department of Health (DoH) Administrative Order (AO) 2016-05 mandates the distribution of the Minimum Initial Service Package, or MISP, that should be given to ladies throughout emergencies and disasters.
Included within the package deal is a “dignity kit” containing 22 gadgets of girls’s personal care, together with, tub cleaning soap, laundry cleaning soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, panties, brassiere, sanitary napkins, shampoo, face towel, tub towel, slippers, tissue roll, cotton balls.
Under the AO 2016-15, the equipment features a “malong,” the unis@x wrap-around colourful material that’s conventional put on in Muslim communities.
Angara mentioned the federal government should “customize assistance for the most vulnerable of the displaced, the bata and the buntis” as he deplored the plight of girls and kids evacuees in Marawi City.
The order, issued by then Health Secretary Janette Garin in February 2016, implements provisions in Republic Act 9170, or the Magna Carta for Women, and in RA 10354, or the Responsible and Reproductive Health Law, which require the supply of well being companies to ladies throughout emergencies.