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May 8, 2020

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World Red Cross Day 2020

The tradition of celebration of the World Red Cross Day on May 8th was this year observed by paying tribute to the volunteers for their unprecedented contribution to the people in need. This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant, who was born on 8 May 1828. He was the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.

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