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2018 World Red Cross Red Crescent Day (WRCRCD)

The World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day (WRCRCD) is observed every year on May 8 to recognize the extraordinary contribution and incredible achievements of the stalwarts and volunteers around the world for helping the people in need anytime, anywhere. The day also marks the birth anniversary Jean Henry Dunant, the founder of International Committee ..

US withdraws from United Nations’ Global Compact on Migration

The United States has pulled out from the UN Global Compact on Migration as it does not meet the policies and principles of the Donald Trump administration. The US has been a part of the non-binding New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants since it was unanimously adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2016. ..

UNHCR to get 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial Award Award for social justice

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been named as the recipient of the Harmony Foundation’s 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice as an acknowledgement of its exceptional work worldwide. The award will be presented to the UNHCR on December 10, 2017. The UNHCR provides humanitarian aid to innumerable people internally ..

Aman Sethi: ICRC award

Aman Sethi, The Hindu ‘s Chhattisgarh correspondent won the ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) award for the best Indian print media article on humanitarian issues. His article on 3 Chhattisgarh villages burn maliciously by police commandos in March 2011 was adjudged the best among various entries from all over the country. Nearly 300 ..