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8 May - World Red Cross Day

Published on May 08, 2024
Current Context: World Red Cross Day is celebrated on 8th May every year. This day is the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, who was born on 8 May 1828 in Geneva, Switzerland, and died on 30 October 1910 in Heiden, Switzerland.
8 May - World Red Cross Day
  • He was the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize in 1901.
  • The day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
  • It’s a day when we honor the legacy of Henry Dunant, the pioneering volunteer who founded the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement more than 160 years ago.
  • The theme for World Red Cross Day 2024 is “I give with joy, and the joy I give is a reward.”. Various activities are organized on this day across the globe.
  • For instance, the Gurdaspur unit of Indian Red Cross Association (IRCA) celebrated World Red-Cross Day by organising seminars and yoga courses in various schools.

Question:

Q.1 Who was the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)?
a. Albert Einstein
b. Isaac Newton
c. Henry Dunant
d. Nikola Tesla
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