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August 19, 2016

Not your average Friday: World Humanitarian Day, August 19

Less than 1 minute, in Social Issues

“Today marks World Humanitarian Day – a time designated by the UN to recognize the many people on our planet who set aside their own comforts and concerns to help countless others whose lives have been turned upside down by conflict or natural disaster.”   (source: Oxfam Canada)

There is a “Humanitarian Quiz” that sheds light on what some of the choices that 130 million people living in crisis have to confront:

https://worldhumanitarianday.org

The result of my quiz:
… I want a world where humanity unites when disaster strikes… 

what kind of world do you want? 

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