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19 August 2019 - 19 August 2019

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World Humanitarian Day 2019: Women Humanitarian Heroes

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world.

The theme for 2019 is Women Humanitarian Heroes - to recognise the role women play in addressing humanitarian crises, whether triggered by conflict or natural disasters.

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