GLOBAL COMMUNITY MARKS WORLD RED CROSS DAY
May Eighth every year is observed as World Red Cross Day.The Day which marks the birth of the founder of Red Cross, Henry Dunant is also to celebrate the principles of international Red Cross and Red Crescent movement as well as pay tribute to volunteers and appreciate their contributions to helping people in need.
Speaking on the essence of World Red Cross Day, the Branch Secretary, Nigeria Red Cross Society Enugu State, Mr. Tony Udegbu said the society had contributed immensely to management of disaster.
Mr. Udegbu enumerated some of the challenges facing the society and called on people to join the Red Cross Society to contribute their quota to humanitarian service.
He appeals to government to provide succor to the charity homes that cater for motherless babies and less privileged in society.
The theme of this year’s celebration is “Love for Humanitarian Services”.