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The National Commission on Women and Family, Demographic Policy under the President is actively engaged in assisting women and children in regions affected by flooding

Following the directive from the President, efforts are underway in these regions to compensate the victims, construct housing, and restore social infrastructure facilities.

The government is taking all necessary measures to swiftly normalize life in regions devastated by natural disasters. On May 15, members of the National Commission will travel with humanitarian aid to the Atyrau, Aktobe, Akmola, West Kazakhstan, North Kazakhstan, Karaganda, Kostanay, and Pavlodar regions to meet with those affected. Although the floodwaters have receded, the damage remains, leaving many residents with nothing. Women and children have been particularly vulnerable during this crisis and are in dire need of moral and psychological support.

Aida Balayeva, the Chair of the National Commission, emphasized the importance of this effort: "To provide moral, psychological, and legal support to the families, members of the National Commission and regional commissions under the local administrations will organize meetings with women and their families. Our task is to listen to each individual and assist in addressing their issues. The Commission has gathered psychologists and lawyers to conduct meetings with the public and receive affected citizens. All authorized state bodies will be involved in resolving these matters. Every appeal will be closely monitored until a resolution is reached."

A schedule has been established for these meetings and the reception of citizens, which will take place from May 15 to May 19. Special attention will be given to women with disabilities, mothers with many children, single-parent families, and lone individuals.

The disaster in the regions and its aftermath have necessitated a united effort and the mobilization of community resources. Regional commissions in the cities of Astana, Almaty, Zhambyl, Kyzylorda, and Mangistau, along with representatives of the civil sector and business community, have actively participated in collecting and providing assistance.

For instance, National Commission member Lyazzat Kozhakhmetova is organizing the delivery of construction materials and food supplies to the flood-affected village of Krasnaya Polyana in the Karaganda region’s Shetsky district.

Togzhan Kozhaly, another member of the National Commission, has organized the collection of 20 tons of humanitarian aid for the affected residents of North Kazakhstan region in collaboration with the women's commission at the mayor's office in Shymkent.

The regional commission in the Zhambyl region is sending food, clothing for women and children, and bedding to the Kostanay region. The regional commission in the Pavlodar region will deliver yurts, medications, children's clothing, and food to the Kostanay region.

Moreover, the first batch of humanitarian aid left on May 10 from the city of Almaty and Almaty region to the Atyrau region.

This initiative by the National Commission will provide comprehensive support to the affected women and children, ensuring that no family is left unattended during these challenging times.