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World Red Cross Day 2022 Theme, History, Red Cross Celebration

World Red Cross Day 2022: World Red Cross Day is also known as Red Crescent Day and is celebrated every year on the 8th of May. World Red Cross Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. World Red Cross Day is celebrated to widen the public’s understanding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The day marks the birth anniversary of Jean-Henry Dunant, who is the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC). He was born on 8 May 1828 and was the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.

Why is Red Cross Day Celebrated?

World Red Cross Day is observed to celebrate the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The Main Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are Unity, Universality, Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, etc. 8th May is the birth anniversary of the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC), Jean-Henry Dunant.

Full form of ICRC:

ICRC stands for International Committee of the Red Cross.

Where is the International Committee of  the Red Cross Headquarter?

The International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC) headquarter is in Geneva, Switzerland. ICRC employs over 20,000 people in more than 100 countries. National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies provide funds to ICRC and it also gets funds through voluntary donations.

World Red Cross Day 2022: History

The first Red Cross Day was celebrated on May 8, 1948, the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant. In 1946, after  Second World War the Tokyo proposal was studied by the League of Red Cross Societies(LRCS), renamed as the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies(IFRC) in 1991, and was put into effect. Two years later on 8th May,1948 the proposal of celebrating World Red Cross Day annually was adopted. The official title of the World Red Cross Day changed over time.  In the year 1984, the title was officially named as the “World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day”.

World Red Cross Day 2022:Theme

The theme of World Red Cross Day 2022 is #BeHUMANKIND (Believe in the power of Kindness). The theme of World Red Cross Day 2022 focuses on the power of kindness and how it can impact the whole world. The last few years have gone through multiple crises such as COVID 19 and have impacted the people in the hardest possible way. But during the time of crisis act of kindness was all-around people, communities, and the entire world. So, this World Red Cross Day we are celebrating all the acts of kindness which is always a ray of hope for the people.

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FAQs: World Red Cross Day 2022

Q1. Whose birth anniversary is celebrated as World Red Cross Day?

Ans. The birth Anniversary of Jean-Henry Dunant is celebrated as World Red Cross Day.

Q2. What is the theme of World Red Cross Day 2022?

Ans. The theme of World Red Cross Day 2022 is “Be Human Kind”.

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