The United Nations has declared today to be World Humanitarian Day:
World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was designated by the General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq.
World Humanitarian Day is also an opportunity to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the globe
Here are some related resources:
World Humanitarian Day: voices from the field is an interactive from The Guardian.
Here’s a post from last year: Did You Know That Today Was Declared By The UN To Be “World Humanitarian Day”? Beyonce Did
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY is from USAid.