EL Civics for ESL Students

United Nations Civics Lesson, Page 3

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Homes in Soweto, South Africa

How many people live in slums?

  • About one billion (1,000,000,000) people live in slums.
  • The goal of UN-HABITAT is "adequate shelter for all."

 

UN Tank in a War Museum

Why does the United Nations have tanks?

  • UN troops use them to prevent fighting between or within countries.

 

United Nations in the Evening

How can we help the United Nations?

  • We can donate money.
  • We can volunteer to work for them.
  • United Nations Day is October 24.

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