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United Nations Civics Lesson - Page 3

Homes in Soweto, South Africa
Homes in Soweto, South Africa

How many people live in slums?

About one billion (1,000,000,000) people live in slums.

The United Nations has a program called UN-HABITAT.

The goal of UN-HABITAT is "adequate shelter for all."



UN Tank in a War Museum
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 Building in the Evening
United Nations Building in the Evening

How can we help the United Nations?

We can donate money.

We can volunteer to work for them.

We can talk about peace and the horrors of war.

United Nations Day is October 24th. I wish you a life of peace.



United Nations Material for Students - EL Civics

World Flags PowerPoint - Flags of Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, China, Denmark, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Kenya, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Thailand, United States, Vietnam, and Venezuela.

United Nations Photo Story (music)