World Red Cross Day 2022

IMPORTANT DAYS, BOOKS & AUTHORS

World Red Cross Day is observed on May 8th every year. It is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Jean-Henry Dunant. The day aims to broaden the public’s understanding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. 

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is a global humanitarian network of 80 million people that helps those facing disaster, conflict and health and social problems. National Red Crescent societies and Red Cross Societies are found in almost every nation worldwide.

The theme of World Red Cross Day 2022 is #BeHUMANKIND (Believe in the power of Kindness). The theme of World Red Cross Day 2022 focuses on the power of kindness and how it can impact the whole world.

 

   Important Points for the Exam

  • World Red Cross Day is observed on May 8th every year. 
  • It is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Jean-Henry Dunant. 
  • The day aims to broaden the public’s understanding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. 
  • The theme of World Red Cross Day 2022 is #BeHUMANKIND.

   Facts to Know:

  • International Committee of the Red Cross Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  • International Committee of the Red Cross President: Peter Maurer
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