National World Humanitarian Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: August 19, 2017 is National World Humanitarian Day.

World Humanitarian Day

Humanitarian Day is devoted to raising awareness from the work carried out by humanitarian organisations, and also the huge challenge they face we along with honouring the lives and dedication of individuals who’ve lost their resides in humanitarian causes. Think about using this very day to provide your support to humanitarian employees, who make an effort to stop human suffering wherever it's found, by giving to, joining or supporting a nearby or global humanitarian organisation.

World Humanitarian Day
World Humanitarian Day

To mark the World Humanitarian Day this year, WHO is launching a campaign focusing on health workers who provide healthcare under challenging circumstances whether it be in a conflict, natural disaster or resource poor settings. Join WHO in honouring ...

World Humanitarian Day: UNHCR chief pays tribute to sacrifice of aid workers
World Humanitarian Day: UNHCR chief pays tribute to sacrifice of aid workers

In 2008, the United Nations General Assembly designated August 19 as World Humanitarian Day in honour of the 22 colleagues, including former top UNHCR Sergio Vieira de Mello, who lost their lives in the bombing of the UN Headquarters in Baghdad five ...

Check Out Every Single One Of The U.N.'s Special Days
Check Out Every Single One Of The U.N.'s Special Days

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On World Humanitarian Day, Thank the Local Aid Workers
On World Humanitarian Day, Thank the Local Aid Workers

Today, World Humanitarian Day, commemorates the twenty-two aid workers killed in a bombing at the UN headquarters in Baghdad in 2003 and is dedicated to those who risk their lives every day to provide humanitarian aid to people around the world.

Challenging the Injustice and Inequality Driving Crises: Marking World ...
Challenging the Injustice and Inequality Driving Crises: Marking World ...

Our world is becoming a more dangerous place. Crises are intensifying. And the people who are most poor and vulnerable are always left suffering the consequences. That is what we must remember as we mark World Humanitarian Day this year. Almost 60 ...

Juanes breaks out new song for World Humanitarian Day at United Nations
Juanes breaks out new song for World Humanitarian Day at United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Musicians Juanes, Cody Simpson and Inna Modja are headlining a special event at the United Nations for World Humanitarian Day on Wednesday, Aug. 19 — and the Colombian singer is introducing a new song he wrote just a few ...

World Humanitarian Day Honors Ebola, Syria And Nepal Health Workers
World Humanitarian Day Honors Ebola, Syria And Nepal Health Workers

Yet, when it comes to tending to the immediate needs of victims of natural disasters, disease outbreaks and conflict, medical volunteers remain ready to serve on the frontlines, which is why advocates are honoring their work on this year's World ...

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