Today’s Solutions: May 21, 2024

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Airbnb Open Homes connects wildfire evacuees with a free place to stay

More than 200,000 Californians have been displaced by the wildfires ravaging the state, but some are finding safety and shelter with the help of Airbnb. The vacation rental company is mobilizing its network of open properties to connect fire victims with urgently needed free shelter.  The Read More...

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Feeling lonely while social distancing? Consider fostering a pet

Have you been considering getting a pet lately? Now could be the perfect time. Practicing social distancing means you have to stay home, but you don't have to do it alone. Shelters are encouraging people to foster and adopt pets while they have extra time at home. Shelters are looking for extra Read More...

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Ikea's flat-packed shelters stabilize refugee camps

Photo: flickr.com/photos/oxfam/ The Syrian war has displaced more than 2 million citizens, and there are about 45 million refugees worldwide. The average time a refugee will spend in a refugee camp is 12 years, and the tents that many refugees live in are usually replaced every 6 months. Such a Read More...