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Google will use office space in Poland to support Ukrainian refugees


Folks fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine wait to board a bus throughout snowfall after crossing the border from Ukraine to Poland on the border checkpoint in Medyka, Poland, March 7, 2022.

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Google will use workplace house and provide different sources in Poland to Ukrainian refugees, the corporate introduced Monday.

The corporate will use its Startups Campus in Warsaw as an area for native non-governmental organizations to offer authorized and psychological providers to refugees, Google stated. Google final week promised $25 million in support, together with $10 million for native organizations serving to Ukrainian refugees in Poland. It additionally stated it is serving to to guard from cyberattacks.

“Because the wants of these affected by the battle change, we will probably be taking a look at different methods by which we may help,” the corporate stated in a press launch.

A number of main firms have pledged help to Ukrainian refugees because the war started. For example, Airbnb final week promised to house 100,000 Ukrainian refugees, and Uber has provided free rides between the Ukraine-Poland border.

Google, which opened its first Polish workplace 15 years in the past, has workplaces in two Polish cities: Warsaw and Wroclaw. It additionally stated Monday it plans to additional increase in Warsaw by investing $700 million within the buy and growth of a brand new workplace complicated.