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    Reboot steps: walking the talk

    In our Reboot Campaign, the fifth step we’re calling on the UK government to take is ‘Renew’: make sure the UK’s economic reboot tackles the climate crisis and creates good, green jobs.

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  • Aksa Chinigu (58) practices conservation farming thanks to the work of self-help groups in her village. Tom Price - Ecce Opus/Tearfund

    Reboot Steps: a better world for everyone

    In our Reboot Campaign, the fourth step we’re calling on the UK government to take is ‘Recover’: act to ensure a global recovery creates a better world for people in poverty.

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  • Delivery of food packages to 500 vulnerable families in the municipalities of Algodonal and Santa Lucía in Barranquilla, Colombia, as response to the COVID 19 Coronavirus pandemic. Edrei Cueto/Tearfund

    Reboot steps: cancel debt

    In our Reboot Campaign, the second step we’re calling on the UK government to take is ‘Reset’: cancel debt and release emergency funding to help developing countries respond to the crisis.

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  • Church and Community Transformation facilitators organise beneficiaries in queues while observing social distancing as they line up to receive their food at Rumdier. Dada Luke/Tearfund

    Reboot steps: share vaccines and resources

    In our Reboot Campaign, the first step we’re calling on the UK government to take is ‘Respond’: share vaccines and resources with the poorest countries so we fight the pandemic together. This is a global crisis – to defeat it, we must defeat it everywhere.

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    Faith leaders call for debt relief to save lives

    The UK has an opportunity to help give poorer countries their best chance of fighting Covid-19 – by cancelling their international debt. Faith leaders are now calling on the UK government to lift this burden

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    A rubbish year

    Since we launched our Rubbish Campaign in May 2019, a small band of campaigners has swelled into a crowd of more than 50,000. Clare reflects on a rubbish year, and why there’s cause for celebration.

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    Five steps to a better world

    What does it mean to reboot the economy in a fair, sustainable way? Here’s an overview of the five steps that we’re calling on the UK government to take to create a better world for everyone.

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  • Family in home (Tearfund)

    Act now: ask Boris Johnson to protect people in poverty

    We’ve been campaigning together to build a better, fairer world for everyone through our Reboot Campaign. But when it comes to international development, the UK government has taken a step in the wrong direction. We need to urgently call on the prime minister to ensure that UK Aid serves the world’s poorest.

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