To help those who are in need has been part of a legacy that his father, a physician, sewed in his heart when he was a child. Mario Sibrian, a Honduran national working in South Sudan for WFP Aviation, has been living up to his father's legacy for the last 14 years. That is his driving force behind his commitment to humanitarian assistance during the tsunami in Asia, the Haiti Earthquake and most recently Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
It was Friday night in Bangui. I was coming home from an early dinner when I realized that I had forgotten something – it was the little next-door cafe's karaoke night grand opening.
August 19 is World Humanitarian Day—a time to remember those who lost their lives in the course of serving others and a time to celebrate those who are in the field, every day, building a better world for everyone.