World Humanitarian Day Quizzes & Trivia

A great number of people from all countries of this world have given their lives for humanitarian purposes, staying in some of the most dangerous places on this planet in order to help those less fortunate than them. In order to honor these people,

it has been decided that there should be a World Humanitarian Day but do you know anything about it?It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as part of a Swedish-sponsored GA Resolution A/63/L.49 on what? The designation of 19 August as World Humanitarian Day is the outcome of the relentless efforts of what foundation? World Humanitarian Day was commemorated for the first time on 19 August in what year? Find out more about these and let us remember all the heroes who are not among us anymore.
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World Humanitarian Day is day that is set aside to give honor to people who have dedicated a massive part of their lives to working for humanitarian causes. The United Nations General Assembly designated it to raise awareness on...

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    Which day is set aside as World Humanitarian Day?

19th August is World Humanitarian Day, a day set aside not only to remember the lives of humanitarian workers lost in the performance of their duties, but also to reflect on what it means to be ‘a humanitarian worker’.I...

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    QUESTION #1: Man-made and natural disasters cause immense suffering for millions of people every year, very often among the world’s poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable individuals.  Of these millions of people, how many are known to be internally displaced?Villagers fleeing gunfire in a camp for internally displaced persons during the 2008 Nord-Kivu War

World Humanitarian Day Questions & Answers

Which of the following principles represent the foundation of humanitarian action?
All of the above -the humanitarian field relies on four primary principles: neutrality and impartiality: humanitarian actors must not take sides in hostilities or engage in controversies of a political, racial, religious or ideological nature. hu
How many known refugees currently are in the world?         
10 million-under the united nations convention relating to the status of refugees from 1951, a refugee is a person who (according to the formal definition in article 1a of this convention), owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons
What is the focus of this years World Humanitarian Day?
All of the above-in honor of world humanitarian day, consider taking one or more of these actions: + ensure colleagues and the general public are aware of whd through the dissemination of the one-minute film and whd handouts and via professional &am
How many countries officially marked World Humanitarian Day in 2009?
41-41 countries commemorated this day last year. some examples of events from world humanitarian day 2009: � the european commission used the day to focus attention on forgotten crises. � in the democratic republic of the congo, commemorati