Airbnb is offering free housing to 20,000 Afghan refugees globally and sought more assistance from hosts who rent property through the home-sharing company
“The displacement and resettlement of Afghan refugees in the U.S. and elsewhere is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our time. We feel a responsibility to step up,” said CEO Brian Chesky on Twitter “I hope this inspires other business leaders to do the same. There’s no time to waste.”
The UN Refugee Agency said last month that an estimated 270,000 Afghanere had been newly displaced inside the country since January – primarily due to insecurity and violence – bringing the total uprooted population to over 3.5 million.
hvite hus sa tjenestemenn 28 OSS. military flights ferried about 10,400 people to safety out of Taliban-held Afghanistan over 24 hours that ended early Monday morning, og 15 C-17 flights over the next 12 hours brought out another 6,660.