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Monday, August 21, 2017

World Humanitarian Day Special Edition


Last Saturday, August 19th, the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) was celebrated all around the globe, paying tribute to all men and women who volunteer their time and that of their families' and risk their lives to help those affected by disasters and humanitarian crisis.

The General Secretariat of the OAS is proud to support the OAS - White Helmets Program that in collaboration with the Argentine White Helmets Commission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Culture provides disaster relief and humanitarian assistance to OAS Member States in need, and training for the establishment of national volunteering systems.

Here is the message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Ambassador Jorge Faurie (English subtitles) ...
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See also the testimonies from volunteers of the Argentine White Helmets (English subtitles) ...
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