‘They just forgot about us’: a US motel of climate refugees with nowhere to go – photo essay | Climate crisis in the American west

[ad_1] If you were to drive through Medford, a small city in southern Oregon, you’d pass by an unremarkable motel. You’d see guests sitting out on their balconies, smoking cigarettes, walking their dogs across the small patch of lawn, and watching the kids laugh and play in the pool. But these people aren’t typical hotel … Read more

Airbnb to help house up to 20,000 Afghan refugees | Airbnb

[ad_1] Airbnb will help house up to 20,000 Afghan refugees, the company has announced, as part of its Airbnb.org charitable arm. The company will coordinate with Airbnb hosts who want to offer their homes to refugees for free, or at a discounted rate, with the charitable organisation picking up the rest of the bill, as … Read more