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Central Welfare Council

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Central Welfare Council

Central Welfare Council (sometimes also translated as Main Social Services Council--World War I and World War II.

It was created during World War I in 1916 and again re-created in February 1940 in the General Government. It had its departments in most of Polish towns and cities. Among its main tasks were organization of:

It is estimated that the RGO helped an average of 800,000 people every year until 1944. The Council was headed by prince Janusz Radziwiłł (until June 1940),

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