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August 19 Is World Humanitarian Day

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WiRED International joins organizations and people all over the world in celebrating World Humanitarian Day. The General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) named August 19 World Humanitarian Day to mark the anniversary of the bombing of their headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, in 2003. This same explosion also damaged WiRED’s Medical Information Center at the Spinal Cord Hospital in Baghdad.