World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

Category: Charity
World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day around the world in 2022
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About World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

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Dates of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
2023 InternationalMay 8
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2022 InternationalMay 8
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2021 InternationalMay 8
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2020 InternationalMay 8
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2019 InternationalMay 8
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Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.
World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It is observed every year on May 8th to remember the world's first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

The day is the birth anniversary of the founder of the Red Cross and International Committee of the Red Cross, Henry Dunant. Dunant was born in Geneva on May 8th, 1828.

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