World Red Cross Day – Meaning, Morals, Significance, Principals
The world Red Cross day is celebrated on 8th May every year for celebrating the principles of “International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement”. It is celebrated to pay tribute to the people and organizations who take pride in helping others no matter where they are located, regardless of their race and religion.
World Red Cross Day or World Crescent Day is dedicated to the volunteers for their unrivaled contribution to the people in need. The day is celebrated by the red cross society all across the globe.
On 8th May 1828 Henry Dunant, founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC), was born. This day is celebrated as the annual anniversary of Henry Dunant who was also the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Red Cross society is all about initiating, encouraging, inspiring all kinds of humanity activities under all times and circumstances. The main aim of this society is to reduce human suffering and to create a peaceful environment all across the world.
The Main core seven principal and morals of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are – Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Unity, Universality, Voluntary Services.
Today, On World Red Cross day, all netizens on social media gathered and giving tribute to all who are working in frontline and helping the world for stopping the spread of COVID-19.
It is a day when we salute thousands of volunteers around the world who have dedicated their lives to serve others and gave helping hand to those who needed it most.