World Humanitarian Day 2013: Beyoncé, Kid President Lend Star Power

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  • Recognizing Lost Lives
  • The Humanitarian Who Inspired
  • Forgotten Crises
  • Helping Haiti
  • Tweeting for Global Change
  • Beyoncé Lends Her Star Power
  • Kid President and Beyoncé Talk Humanitarianism
  • Big Names Celebrate World Humanitarian Day
  • World Humanitarian Day 2013

Forgotten Crises

"Basically what happens every year, there are crises that hit the spotlight (and) Syria is at the top of the agenda right now," U.N. Undersecretary-General Valerie Amos told Reuters. It’s been two years since popular demonstrations against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime spiraled into the ongoing Syrian civil war. In June 2013, the death toll surpassed 100,000, according to the U.N.

(Photo: REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi)

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