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UN observes World Humanitarian Day

2010-08-20 06:34:55 GMT2010-08-20 14:34:55 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon speaks at a ceremony to observe the second annual World Humanitarian Day at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States, Aug. 19, 2010. Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on the international community to remember and honor humanitarian workers and their sacrifices as they have been making their tireless efforts to help those who have lived through wars, catastrophes and other terrible events. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)

UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon pays tributes to UN humanitarian workers who lost their lives during the truck bombing of the then U.N. headquarters in Baghdad in 2003, at a ceremony to observe the second annual World Humanitarian Day at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States, Aug. 19, 2010. Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on the international community to remember and honor humanitarian workers and their sacrifices as they have been making their tireless efforts to help those who have lived through wars, catastrophes and other terrible events. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)

UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon speaks during a ceremony to observe the second annual World Humanitarian Day at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States, Aug. 19, 2010. Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on the international community to remember and honor humanitarian workers and their sacrifices as they have been making their tireless efforts to help those who have lived through wars, catastrophes and other terrible events. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)

UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon speaks during a ceremony to observe the second annual World Humanitarian Day at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States, Aug. 19, 2010.

Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on the international community to remember and honor humanitarian workers and their sacrifices as they have been making their tireless efforts to help those who have lived through wars, catastrophes and other terrible events.

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