Clothing and other non-food items
|Operational standards and indicators on reception conditions|
|23. Ensure that the applicant possesses sufficient clothing.|
| 23.1. The applicant possesses sufficient underwear for a week without having to|
|23.2. The applicant possesses at least a minimum number of clothing items.|
|23.3. The applicant has at least two different pairs of shoes.|
|23.4. Applicants are provided with clothing as soon as possible.|
| 23.5. If any of the clothes is no longer usable as a result of wear and tear, there is|
a standardised way to obtain another item in exchange.
| 23.6. Applicants possess sufficient clothes for babies and small children for 1 week|
without having to do laundry.
|24. Ensure that the applicants possess adequate clothing.||24.1. The clothing fits the applicants reasonably in terms of size.|
|24.2. The clothing is reasonably decentlooking and appropriate to the prevailing standard of the host society and the applicants’ background.|
|24.3. Adequate seasonal clothing is available|
| 25. Ensure that applicants have access to sufficient and|
adequate personal hygiene products.
|25.1. A list exists specifying which type and quantity of personal hygiene products applicants of certain age and gender are entitled to receive.|
|25.2. Necessary personal hygiene products are at the applicant’s disposal, either through regular distribution in kind on a per capita basis or through the daily expenses allowance.|
|26. Ensure that applicants have access to other essential non-food items||26.1. Sufficient bed linen and towels are provided.|
|26.2. Washing powder is available if applicants are responsible for washing their own clothes.|
|26.3. Specific arrangements are in place for applicants with special needs.|
| 27. Ensure that children enrolled in school are provided with|
adequate clothing and school accessories enabling them to fully participate in all educational school activities.
|27.1. Children who attend compulsory school education are provided with adequate clothing for school activities.|
|27.2. Children who attend school receive a school bag (backpack or other) and all items (textbooks, etc.) required by the school free of charge.|