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Airbnb Will Be Port In Storm In 2 U.S. Cities

Lodging website Airbnb will help provide disaster relief to the residents of San Francisco and Portland, Ore., under a new agreement. As part of the deal Airbnb will identify hosts willing to take on guests in the event of a disaster, as well as providing educational materials and notifications through its website and mobile app. Brian Chesky, chief executive of Airbnb, said: "When Superstorm Sandy hit the east coast 1,400 Airbnb hosts in New York opened doors and cooked meals for those left stranded.

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