Posts Tagged: humanitarian aid workers

Statement on World Humanitarian Day

Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on World Humanitarian Day, August 19, 2011 On World Humanitarian Day, we recognize the heroes who brave danger to deliver aid where it is most desperately needed. Humanitarians save lives, mitigate the cycle of chronic desperation that makes the world less safe, and… Read more »

World Humanitarian Day

Today is World Humanitarian Day, a day to celebrate people helping people. It is designated as a day to recognize the efforts, sacrifices and contributions of those people who, sometimes at the risk of their own lives, give other people help and hope..  Give thanks today and every day for humanitarian aid workers around the… Read more »