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Humanitarian Awards, Magazine To Honour Charitable Nigerians, Organizations

The organizers of the annual Humanitarian Awards and Magazine (HAM) have unveiled plans for the 2024 edition, set to honour individuals and organizations dedicated to humanitarian efforts and aiding underprivileged communities.

Mr Emmanuel Anabueze, the Project Director of HAM, revealed these details during a press conference held in Abuja on Tuesday.

He emphasized that this year’s awards will highlight previously unrecognized individuals across Nigeria who offer crucial relief to those in need.

Additionally, foreign organizations contributing to humanitarian causes within the country will also be acknowledged at the upcoming event.

Anabueze underscored that recipients will be celebrated for their empathy, selflessness, and commitment to fostering a better quality of life for all.

He stated, “The Humanitarian Awards ceremony aims to shine a spotlight on those who have demonstrated exceptional dedication, innovation, and impact in addressing pressing humanitarian challenges both locally and globally.”

With a diverse range of categories spanning from legislative members to sports personalities and from healthcare-focused organizations to advocates for environmental sustainability, the ceremony promises to recognize a wide spectrum of humanitarian endeavors.

Nominees include individuals, NGOs, and corporate bodies that have utilized their resources to promote humanitarian initiatives and positively influence communities, especially during challenging times.

Below is the list of all categories open for nomination from 20th April

1. Humanitarian Legislative Member of The Year *Male/Female*
2. Humanitarian Public Office Holder Of The Year *Male/Female*
3. Young Humanitarian of the Year (Under 40) *Male/Female*
4. Humanitarian Organization of the Year
5. Humanitarian Community Impact Award
6. Humanitarian International Organization Of The Year
7. Humanitarian Healthcare Organization Of The Year
8. Humanitarian Organization On Educational Support
9. Humanitarian Organization On Empowerment
10. Humanitarian Organization On Environmental Support
11. Humanitarian Organization on Crisis Response and Resilience Award
12. Humanitarian Organization On Women/Widow Empowerment
13. Humanitarian Organization On Child Welfare & Support
14. Humanitarian Sustainable Investment Leader Award
15. Humanitarian Sports Personality Of The Year
16. Humanitarian Organization On Community Development
17. Humanitarian Organization On Refugee Support and Integration
18. Humanitarian Organization For Food Security and Nutrition
19. Humanitarian Organization For Shelter and Housing
20. Humanitarian Organization On Clean Water & Hygiene
21. Humanitarian Entertainment Personality
22. Humanitarian Governor of the Year
23. Humanitarian First Lady of the Year
24. Humanitarian Commissioner of the Year
25. Humanitarian Human Right Activist
26. Humanitarian Television/Radio Program
27. Youth Ambassador of the Year
28. innovation in humanitarianism

Anabueze emphasized the resilience of the human spirit in the face of global challenges and expressed that this year’s HAM edition provides an opportunity to honor the unsung heroes who embody this spirit.

Miss Amina, the Vice President of the event, further elaborated on the transparent voting process, explaining that it would be open to everyone to nominate and participate in selecting the final awardees.

She emphasized the importance of inclusivity and encouraged widespread engagement in recognizing deserving individuals and organizations involved in humanitarian initiatives.

The 2024 HAM ceremony, scheduled for August, will coincide with World Humanitarian Day. Anabueze clarified that the awards are non-political and encouraged Nigerians to nominate deserving individuals and organizations involved in humanitarian initiatives.

Nomination opens on April 20, with public voting determining the final awardees. Leading up to the ceremony, various programs, humanitarian activities, and empowerment initiatives will be conducted to mark World Humanitarian Day and inspire more individuals and organizations to contribute meaningfully to society.

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