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In October 1942, a small group of concerned men and women set up the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief, to try to help starving people in Greece. Today. Oxfam is a major overseas aid charity. This book celebrates 50 years of Oxfam. telling the story of how people in many different countries work together to combat the effects of poverty and disaster. The photos are arranged in sections to illustrate some of the main areas of Oxfams activities past and present. Many of the photos are drawn from Oxfam’s extensive archive collection, but others bring the story right up to date.


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