The District Red Cross Committee (DRCC) Kulgam today celebrated the World Red Cross Day 2023 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of the Red Cross Movement, Sir Jean Henry Dunant.
The theme for this year’s World Red Cross Day was ‘Everything we do come from the heart’ and the main function was held at the mini-secretariat Kulgam which was presided over by the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Kulgam, Viqar Ahmed Girri.
Tehsildar Hq and other officers attended the programme, besides students from various educational institutions also participated and highlighted the importance of the day.Speaking on the occasion, the ADC highlighted the historical background of the Red Cross and Red cross movement which is a global humanitarian network that operates in nearly every country around the world and provides assistance and support to those in need during emergencies, disasters, conflicts and other crises.
He said that the movement works to alleviate human suffering, protect human dignity and promote peace, health and well-being.He added that the celebration of the day must ignite commitment to work for the betterment and welfare of the people and we all shall be ready to extend our help and support to the people in need around us.
Tehsildar Hq, presented a brief on account of Red Cross society Kulgam for the year 2022 and the assistance provided during the year 2022 under Red Cross.Meanwhile, a blood donation camp was also organized at mini-secretariat in which employees and media persons donated blood.