World Red Cross "Red Crescent Day" -- Saturday, May 8, 2010

Tomorrow is the annual Red Cross "Red Crescent Day," and  this year's theme is urban violence. With the number of people living in cities set to skyrocket during the coming decades, the Red Cross is focusing on the humanitarian challenges posed by urbanization, particularly the violence that makes daily life in some cities almost like living in a war zone. For more insight into this problem, read "Urban Violence: War by Any Other Name" or visit

-The Scribd Team