Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, will attend the Cannes Lions on June 20, 2016 in Cannes, France.
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Airbnb announced Thursday that it plans to provide temporary housing to an additional 20,000 Afghan refugees, bringing the total to 40,000.
“If housing demand matches the supply of refugee resettled communities, these new resources could help provide housing to an additional 20,000 Afghan refugees,” the company said. Stated.
According to the company, refugee stays are funded by a donation to Airbnb.org from Brian Chesky, CEO and co-founder of Airbnb and Airbnb, and a donation to the Airbnb.org Refugee Fund.
Airbnb does not specify exactly how much the company will spend on commitments or how long refugees will be held.
In addition to the stays funded by Airbnb.org, the company said that so far 5,000 hosts have offered to offer free and discounted stays to Afghan refugees.
Companies of all forms and sizes are rushing to help victims in the event of a major crisis. It’s an opportunity to engage in philanthropy and support public relations in the process.
Verizon, Walmart, Texas Medical Technology Provided to help More than 100,000 people fled to the United States after Kabul fell to the Taliban on August 15.
Elsewhere Amazon said It not only provides jobs to refugees in the company’s warehousing and transportation hubs, but also the role of technology and the enterprise.
Airbnb is worth about $ 107 billion and often offers to cover the cost of housing in an emergency. Since 2012, 75,000 people are said to have found a place to stay in times of crisis.
Airbnb doubles the number of Afghan refugees to be accommodated
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