Airbnb has announced it will offer free, temporary housing for up to 100,000 refugees from Ukraine, joining companies offering support and donations following the Russian invasion. The cost of the stays will be covered by Airbnb, donors to its refugee fund and hosts offering discounted or free accommodation.

Airbnb Ukraine refugee help
Airbnb Ukraine refugee help

Airbnb does not offer accommodation directly to people. works with other nonprofit partners who book and coordinate stays for refugee guests. To be eligible for an Airbnb stay as a refugee or asylum seeker, guests must be contact an official partner of Airbnb to be referred to the program.

Official partners

HIAS - Welcome the stranger. Protect the refugee.
For more than 130 years, HIAS has been helping refugees rebuild their lives in safety and dignity.
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Find out how you can help the IRC offer lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
CARE - Fighting Global Poverty and World Hunger
CARE is an international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty and world hunger by working alongside women and girls. Help fight world hunger.

If you’re in need of immediate housing support Airbnb advises contact the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

Instruction how to get Free Housing as a student refugee from Ukraine from GEM Foundation

In order to get free housing as a refugee from Ukraine from GEM Foundation fill out the form attached below with the required details accurately. If your application is approved - Airbnb voucher would be provided.

Please do also create an AIRBNB user profile before filling in the necessary details. The same email used in creating the AIRBNB profile should be the email written on the form.

- For the section of 'PARTNER NAME", please choose "G.E.M JOSE/SARAH"

- Please indicate the requested date as today and select the country.

- Please note that check-in date is important, as that is when your voucher would start counting, which is valid for a month. So be sure of your check-in date

Apply for Free Housing

Host people fleeing Ukraine

You can create a new listing or choose an existing one to offer for free or at a lower rate.

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How you can help refugees fleeing Ukraine - Resource Center - Airbnb will offer short-term housing for up to 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine.

UNHCR | Donate to families from Ukraine
Donate to help women and children fleeing Ukraine war. UNHCR is on the ground to support, your help is urgently needed. Please DONATE TODAY.

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