World Red Cross Day, otherwise called World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day which is watched each year on May 8 is a delicate nod to every one of the volunteers who have made unparalleled contribution to individuals in pressure or need. By chance, the day is likewise the birthday of Henry Dunant, who had created the Red Cross Committee of the International (ICRI) in 1863 in Switzerland, Geneva. He was conceived in May 8, 1828 and was likewise the beneficiary of the Nobel Peace Prize.
While the themes for World Red Cross Day 2018 and 2017 were“Memorable smiles from around the world” and “Less known Red Cross stories” separately, the 2019 theme picked by them is, ‘#Love’ and expects to expand the open’s comprehension of the general public by featuring the diversity and universality of its work and approach.
The organisation took to its site and stated, “On World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day and throughout 2019, we will celebrate the strength and reach of our global network, and the contribution of our staff and 11.7 million active volunteers through the theme #Love.”
The day is commended each year to remember the standards of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Post World War I, Red Cross was acquainted all together with call for harmony as a major aspect of worldwide commission of fourteenth International Conference of the Red Cross.
The day is praised yearly to decrease the enduring of individuals and empowering them to have a stately existence. It is celebrated by Red Cross Organizations over the world by helping individuals with freedom, humankind, impartiality, universality, unity and neutrality – the fundamental principles of the organization.