19th August, World Humanitarian Day is celebrating humanitarian efforts globally & propagating the idea of supporting people in crisis and their undying contribution in making the world a better place. So on this day, OCHA advocates on behalf of the entire humanitarian community.
On 11 December 2008, the United Nations General Assembly decided to designate 19 August as World Humanitarian Day (WHD). Hence, this day gives special recognition to all humanitarians. Also, UN and other personnel have worked in the betterment of the humanitarian cause and commemorates. Those of them who have lost their lives in the cause of duty.
Source Link: https://www.un.org/en/events/humanitarianday/
World Humanitarian Day 2019 is set to celebrate Women Humanitarians. Also, Women Humanitarians hold a sense of unparalleled uniqueness. Also, one that adds to the global momentum of female strength, power and perseverance. It is time to honor the women who have acted as first respondents to the darkest hours of crisis.
2019 Campaign focus on “Women Humanitarians” to support them & give them recognition to the deserving ones in strengthening women empowerment globally in humanitarian response as well as in women protection efforts under international law.
August 19th 2019 showcase the various rituals & norms on what our humanitarians encounter on daily lives. “They are Special”, they care and who are changing lives. Women are sacrificing their own life, emotions , holidays , families only with one motto to empower women and cater a better standard of living.
We seek your support this World Humanitarian Day in honoring those women, who have tirelessly improved countless lives, showcased incredible strength & stamina along the way.
“Let’s Honor the work of women worldwide by raising support & extravagance stories of real heroes”
Source Link: https://www.worldhumanitarianday.org/about/