Cambodia To Mark 155th Anniversary of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day Next Week

The 155th Anniversary of the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is going to be celebrated on May 8, 2018 at the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC)'s headquarters in Phnom Penh under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, and his spouse, Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of CRC.

The annual celebration, with the participation of members of CRC, parliamentarians, government officials, local and foreign donors, CRC's volunteers, representative of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), aims to promote the humanitarian value and raise fund to help vulnerable people, including victims of disasters and other risks without discrimination of race, religion, political tendency and leaving no one behind.

Last year's celebration under the theme Cambodian Red Cross is Everywhere for Everyone collected in total US$13.4 million from 523 local and foreign donors.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press