World Humanitarian Day takes place every year on 19 August in honour of Humanitarian aid workers who stand on the front lines of disaster and war, who risk even their live in humanitarian service. The day is especially dedicated to the one who mobilise people to support a cause for a more humane world. Designed by the General Assembly seven years ago, the day was coincided with the anniversary of the bomb blast of UN headquarters in 2003.
It is reported that more than 100 million men, women and children need humanitarian assistance this year. The people affected by conflict reached a level not seen since Second World War, while the amount of individuals who got affected by natural and human –induced disasters remains intellectual.
A celebration of our shared humanity is also held on this day. The communities and families struggling for survival in today’s emergencies do so with dignity and resilience. They deserve each of our commitment what all we can do to provide them means for a better future.
Each of us have the power to make a difference in today’s world which is connected more digitally. Each of us has the responsibility to set an inspiration for our fellow human beings to respond to the one who seek helps. Everyone can show the unity of being a global citizen by joining #ShareHumanity campaign. Donating a post on social media feeds just for one day can endorse humanitarian action which helps to raise voice by sharing their stories of hope, crisis and resilience. Here in this article we present the Humanitarian Day quotes.
World’s first Humanitarian Summit will be hosted in Turkey, Istanbul, next May. This summit features a platform for heads of State and Government and leaders from the private sector, civil society, multilateral organisations and crisis-affected communities to announce partnerships and initiatives which reduce the suffering and reinforces the 2030 agenda.
On this Humanitarian Day let’s count on the support from all sectors of society and build a stronger commitment to make a more Humane World. Here we present you the best Humanitarian Day quotes.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”
“If you can’t feed a hundred people, feed just one.”
“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”
“The destiny of world civilization depends upon providing a decent standard of living for all mankind.”
“When we live in a world that is very unjust, you have to be a dissident.”
“To say that on a daily basis you can make a difference, well, you can. One act of kindness a day can do it.”
“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”
“Everyone needs to be valued. Everyone has the potential to give something back.”
“The true measure of the justice of a system is the amount of protection it guarantees to the weakest.”
“The question shouldn’t be what we ought to do, but what we can do.”