September 24 2021 03:30 pm

Airbnb providing temporary housing for disaster victims


It started with an email to Airbnb.

The superstorm Sandy disaster left thousands homeless, and one woman offered to let victims stay with her for free, triggering a movement.

Here in California, we’ve seen how wildfires can leave entire communities with nowhere to turn for shelter.

Kristen Berlacher with Airbnb joined Mae to explain their emergency response program is helping connect people to temporary places to stay in times of need. 

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