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Daily Archives: October 26, 2019

On this Day in History: The International Red Cross Was Established

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Celebrating the establishment of the International Red Cross. On October 26, 1863, the Geneva International Convention was held.  During this meeting, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was established with the goal to help people affected by conflict and armed violence by upholding the laws that protect victims of war. Acting as an