Zambo joins World Humanitarian Day PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 11:11

Zamboanga City joins the World Humanitarian Day celebration today with the theme “Inspire the World’s Humanity,” an opportunity to inspire and empower people around the world to get involved in demanding and creating a more humane world where there is a stronger commitment to life-saving humanitarian action.

Mayor Beng Climaco is calling on the people of the city to join the celebration, stressing that the occasion serves as tribute to people from different callings who have worked together in responding to the needs of victims of the Zamboanga siege in September 2013

Today’s celebration kicks off with a “Tae Bo for Humanity” at 8 a.m. at Paseo del Mar where the Zamboanga Mindanao Humanitarian Team together with city government officials, humanitarian organizations and the internally displaced persons (IDPs) will gather for the occasion.

The program proper will be conducted at Subanen Function Hall of Garden Orchid Hotel from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thousands of people around the world are doing incredible work every day to support people in need. Thus, the World Humanitarian Day celebration is an opportunity to recognize and pay tribute for them. — VTL