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World Humanitarian Day: Some Things to Consider

As we celebrate World Humanitarian Day on 19 August let us reflect that while international respect for humanitarian principles have regressed in recent years, the impetus and momentum created by the UN’s World Humanitarian Summit offers an opportunity for progress.

Let us grasp this opportunity before it is too late.

The world is experiencing a series of compounded, prolonged and increasingly conflict-based humanitarian crises. In 2015, over 125 million people required daily emergency food, water and shelter for…

Source: World Humanitarian Day: Some Things to Consider- AIIA

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