GUWAHATI, April 22 - The 1st Battalion NDRF Guwahati (Assam) which is carrying out awareness programmes and sanitization drives on COVID-19 in different areas of the State, today handed over 600 dignity kits to the Kamrup (Metro) district administration.
Sanjeev Kumar Sinha, Assistant Commandant handed over the kits meant for men and women.
A standard dignity kit for women, packed in a plastic bucket, contains a small toothpaste, brush, bathing and washing soaps, two pairs of undergarments, a towel, oil, comb, two pairs of salwar suits in different sizes, a nail cutter, mirror, a packet with 10 sanitary pads, an anti-septic cream and a mug.
The men�s kit also contains similar items and has two pairs of pyjama-kurta instead of the women�s attire, and a shaving pack instead of women�s hygiene products.
Global disaster response procedures mandate that victims are provided basic sanitation and surviving items so that they can sustain themselves for some time in the aftermath of a calamity.
Randhir Singh Gill, Commandant 1st Battalion NDRF Guwahati (Assam) informed that the 600 disaster dignity kits given to the DC office, Kamrup Metro, would be given to people affected by coronavirus and are living in quarantine.