World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day 2021: Purpose, Theme
The day of 8 May is observed as World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day every year across the world.
- The main purpose of this day is to remind the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in order to reduce suffering.
- It also highlights Henry Dunant’s birth anniversary who was born in 1828.
- Theme 2021 World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day: ‘Unstoppable’.
World Red Cross Day 2021: Quotes
- I like the influence and responsibility the Red Cross has become known for — Zulay Henao
- Philanthropy, like Red Cross voluntarism, is realizing the enhancing influence of cultural diversity. Inviting the full participation of all the community’s resources leads to win-win situations — Gwen Jackson
- After what others would call a fun day out together, we feel as if we have been at the Red Cross, donating blood — Anneli Rufus
- Henry Dunant was the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).