19 August 2015

News: World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is commemorated annually on August 19th.  WHD pays "tribute to all people affected by humanitarian crises and those who lost their lives in humanitarian service. It's a day to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world."  Visit the WHD Facebook page for press releases, statements and tributes.


Doing the Thing Right or Doing the Right Thing? (ALNAP Blog, Aug. 2015) [text]

*How Can We Keep Aid Workers Safe? (Political Violence @ a Glance, Aug. 2015) [text]

A Job Well Done is the Best Possible Humanitarian Motivation (ALNAP Blog, Aug. 2015) [text]

Life on the Humanitarian Frontlines: The Challenge of Staying the Course (ODI, Aug. 2015) [text]

On this World Humanitarian Day, Reflections on the Protection of Aid Workers (ATHA Blog, Aug. 2015) [text]

On World Humanitarian Day, a New Idea to Protect Aid Workers (IRIN, Aug. 2015) [text]

On World Humanitarian Day: Could We Do Better with Cash? (Humanitarian Space, Aug. 2015) [text]


Aid Worker Attacks (IRIN & Humanitarian Outcomes) [access]
- See also related IRIN news story.

Aid Worker Security Database (Humanitarian Outcomes) [access]
- Here are the latest figures tracked by the database.

The Protection of Humanitarian Aid Workers under International Law, Webcast, 30 July 2015 [access]


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