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1942 Oxford UK
1942, Oxford (UK), as 'Oxford Committee for Famine Relief' 1 Oct 1958, registered in accordance with UK law. Name changed, 24 Jun 1965, to 'Oxfam', which was its telegraph address. Subsequently a number of sister organizations developed in various countries, also called 'Oxfam', united from 1995 within the framework of F-XF4447 - Oxfam International. Title of Oxfam UK adopted 1998, on restructuring of 'Oxfam Ireland'.
Relieve poverty, distress and avoidable suffering throughout the world; educate people about the nature, causes and effects of poverty, distress and avoidable suffering; campaign for a world without poverty, distress and avoidable suffering.
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Assembly (annual). Council (governing body) comprising Oxfam's Trustees. Oxfam's Association, comprising up to 55 members, consists of all current Trustees, plus at least as many other members, of whom about half are ex-Trustees. Divisions (4) each headed by Deputy Director: Marketing; Overseas; Trading; Management Services. Director.
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