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Tell UN in a word what does the world need this World Humanitarian Day
World Humanitarian Day (WHD), established by United Nations (UN), is to be observed on August 19, urging people to think and sponsor a word to an open ended theme "The World Needs More?".

The UN will also be spotlighting humanitarians who often take great risks to help communities in need. For the UN, the day is a global celebration of people helping people.

The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, in his message for WHD-2014 said, "Every year on August 19th we mark World Humanitarian Day in honour of aid workers, who have lost their lives in the line of duty. We commemorate their sacrifice and reaffirm our commitment to the lifesaving work that humanitarians carry out around the world every day, often in difficult and dangerous circumstances, where others cannot or do not want to go. This year our World Humanitarian Day campaign is calling on people to answer a question: 'What do you think the world needs more of?"

According to the UN, the observance is an opportunity to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the globe and a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others.

"Every day humanitarian aid workers help millions of people, regardless of who they are and where they live. Humanitarian aid workers often risk their safety and sometimes lose their lives in the pursuit of helping the most vulnerable people around the world," observes the UN.

According the UN, WHD was designated by the UN General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, which killed 22 UN staff. The designation of 19 August WHD is the outcome of the relentless efforts of the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation and his family.

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