“Around the world, conflict is forcing record numbers of people from their homes, with over 65 million people now displaced. Children are recruited by armed groups and used to fight. Women are abused and humiliated. As humanitarian workers deliver aid and medical workers provide for those in need, they are all too often targeted or treated as threats.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres
World Humanitarian day is held every August 19th to tribute all the aid workers who risk their lives to help other people around the world.
People all over the world struggle everyday to find food and clean water, something we take for granted as we have that everyday. This day is also to remember others who don’t have what we have as a daily necessity. Every life matters and no child or adult deserves to sleep with hunger. The awareness is out there but what are we doing to make things better as a person and as a nation in whole.
Read more about this day and its significance at the United Nations website: Here