[Today in History] August 22nd

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1964 – Founded in May 1963 by Henry Dunant (Switzerland) the First International Comity of Red Cross reunites 16 countries who sign the first Geneva convention. Dunant will receive the Nobel Prize of Peace in 1901. Red Cross is now represented in 186 countries around the globe including DRC.

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