Airbnb will provide free temporary housing for up to 100,000 Ukrainian migrants following the Russian invasion.
Airbnb.org, a home-rental service, will assist relocate Ukrainian refugees throughout the world.
Airbnb, donations to its refugee fund, and homeowners eager to provide reduced or free housing will provide free lodging for the refugees.
“Airbnb hosts and guests are pleased to support this fantastic effort,” it said.
Others donate millions of pounds to charities that help those most harmed by the Ukraine crisis. Pandora contributed almost $1 million (£746,000) to Unicef’s children’s charity, while Kurt Geiger offered the British Red Cross £50,000 to help people caught in the war.
A moral obligation to reach out and aid in any way we can, says Kurt Geiger CEO Neil Clifford. To assist ease this humanitarian crisis, we chose to contribute last week’s Kurt Geiger retail revenues.”
Companies have increased their donations to Ukraine, with huge sums arriving only yesterday.
Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, has donated $10 million in contributions. Ukraine’s vice-premier demanded major crypto platforms ban crypto transactions among all Russian customers, thus it would freeze Russian clients’ accounts.
“We’re closing down accounts of people on the sanctions list,” a firm official told Reuters on Monday, declining to elaborate.
According to cryptocurrency researchers, anonymous bitcoin donors have contributed at least $13.7 million for the Ukrainian war effort.
According to Elliptic, a blockchain research business, Ukrainian officials, non-profits, and volunteers solicited money by posting bitcoin wallet addresses online.
Starting Monday, Polish studio 11 Bit Studios will donate the proceeds from its anti-war PC game This War of Mine to the Ukrainian Red Cross (April 15).
The Russian invasion of Ukraine displaced around 400,000 individuals, according to the UN refugee agency. Officials in Ukraine anticipate that if the violence continues, almost 4.5 million people will be displaced. The interior ministry of Ukraine reports 352 civilian deaths.