Today is World Humanitarian Day

By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 19th, 2014
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Every year on 19 August, World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations’ headquarters in Baghdad in 2003, which caused the deaths of 22 people, including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello.  Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, has made the following statement:  “World Humanitarian Day is an occasion to pay tribute to the people, who risk…


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