Facebook groups help Ukrainians find housing


Supporting Ukrainian refugees: Facebook groups help Ukrainians find housing

  • On Tuesday, the UN Refugee Agency estimates that around 660,000 refugees have fled Ukraine to neighboring countries in the past six days.
  • Every day, people around the world open their hearts and homes to refugees asking for help on social media.
  • “Even if it was just with their words, ‘Iryna, we’re here. Tell me what you need’…I didn’t feel so alone,” a mother from Ukraine told USA TODAY.

Iryna Yarmalenko woke up to the sound of rockets outside Kyiv last Thursday and knew she had to get her 5-year-old son and mother to safety.

“I had no plan,” she said. “I just grabbed my family and drove very fast to the border with my car. … It saved our lives.”

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