Airbnb.org Hosts house 50,000 refugees of the Ukraine crisis
On June 20, World Refugee Day, Airbnb.org announced that more than 50,000 people fleeing Ukraine have found temporary housing, many through our generous Host community. You can learn more about this important work, and watch a video featuring Airbnb.org Hosts, right here.
But the hard work must go on. Airbnb.org continues to work with more than 40 supporting organizations to provide stays for refugees of the Ukraine crisis and other asylum-seekers around the world. As the conflict in Ukraine continues, Airbnb.org is now expanding its partnerships to include nonprofits in the U.S. and Canada, and is seeking Hosts in these countries to provide temporary stays for newcomers arriving from Ukraine.
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Re: Airbnb.org Hosts house 50,000 refugees of the Ukraine crisis
I have not yet opened my home to refugees from Ukraine, but I did sign up to airbnb.org back in early April. Around mid-May, I got a general message thanking me and telling me what to expect, but have not been contacted since.
I am guessing it's because, back in early April, I had quite a few bookings coming up and I still do for the summer. Still, because I host long stays, I often have gaps of 1-2.5 weeks in between them. Perhaps these could be of use? I don't know.
Anyway, I am glad that refugees have been able to find housing in part due to the effort of Airbnb hosts.