World Humanitarian Day 2017 (#NotAtarget)

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Antonio Guterres

“Every year on World Humanitarian Day, we shine a spotlight on the millions of civilians around the world whose lives have been caught up in conflict. On this day we also take a moment to honour the brave health and aid workers who are targeted or obstructed as they set out to help people in need, and pay tribute to the government employees, members of civil society and representatives of international organizations and agencies who risk their lives to provide humanitarian aid and protection.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres

Every August 19 of each year,is set aside to pay tribute to those who lay down their lives to the cause of humanity.These people are called the Humanitarian Actors,they ensure that the well being of those affected by war and crises are secured,but unfortunately these actors in a bid to save a life lost theirs.

Humanitarian and messengers of humanity all around the world today embarked on a campaign to tell the world that civilians are not target,by taking photographs of themselves and posting them to various social media.
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In marking this year’s event, the Humanitarian Information Unit of the Unites state department has published a map report of humanitarian attackers
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