World Humanitarian Day
World Humanitarian Day is celebrated every year on 19th August. The purpose of this holiday is to respect all humanists who have worked or help without any selflessness. It is also a day to remember those who have lost their lives in the service of humanitarian causes. The main objective of the U.N. is to an approved holiday is to increase the importance of the country’s duty and give the initiate in the activities. They come together and help to solve the world’s problem.
World Humanitarian Day is set to celebrate women’s humanists and their significant contribution to making the world a better place. Woman humanist has a sense of uniqueness, one who combines the global movement of woman’s power, strength, and perseverance. It’s time to honor those women, who have worked as the first responders in the darkest hours of the crisis.
Why We Celebrate World Humanitarian Day?
In December 2008 this day is established by the United Nations General Assembly to make a holiday. This holiday’s main purpose is to bring together all the countries and to solve human issues. On August 19, it was chosen as the date of celebration for the holiday because it is the date when the canal hotel was bombarded in Baghdad and more than 20 people had lost their lives – including Sergio Vieira de Mello, Joint High Commissioner for Human Rights of the nation and Special Representative of the Secretary-General of Iraq World Humanitarian Day was officially celebrated on August 19, 2009, for the first time.
In the past few years, thousands of humanitarian workers have died around the world to help those people who need it. Today, more than 130 million people are currently in crisis and need some kind of human service. Such services include rebuilding after a natural disaster, people need food and clean water or they help ensure that people have adequate access to medical treatment.
See More Raksha Bandhan
Happy World Humanitarian Day Theme
There are 200 million people who are suffering from natural disasters. many people suffer from poverty, hunger, lack of clean water, and poor health. Every year comes a new set of challenges, which is to be overcome in the whole world. That’s why it enhances the need for human workers. Every year united nations present a theme on this day.
The objective of this theme is to look at a special aspect to deal with humanitarian activities. In the 2010 theme was ” We are Humanitarian Workers”, In the 2013 theme was ” The World Needs More”, In the 2016 theme was ” One Humanity” and In 2017 theme was ” Not A Target “.On this day organizations around the world can host different types of events.
These activities are lectures, demonstrations, presentations, debates, or other activities. Several types of people can also be part of this day. These may include a charity concert, blood donation, or food donation. You also want to celebrate the day with friends and family. You should also participate and be inspired by other people. This is a good opportunity to show humanity. Send the wishes and images to near or dear one on social sites. And spread the information.