Google uses office space in Poland to support Ukrainian refugees

Folks fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine are ready to board a bus throughout a snowfall after crossing the Ukrainian-Polish border on the Polish border checkpoint at Medyka on March 7, 2022.

Fabrizio Bensch | Reuters

Google will use workplace area and supply different assets in Poland to Ukrainian refugees, the corporate stated Monday.

Google stated the corporate is utilizing the Warsaw Startups campus as an area for native NGOs to offer authorized and psychological companies to refugees. Google promised $ 25 million in assist final week, together with $ 10 million to native organizations serving to Ukrainian refugees in Poland. It additionally stated it should assist defend towards cyber assaults.

“Because the wants of warfare victims change, we search for different methods we may also help,” the corporate stated in a press launch.

A number of giant corporations have promised help to Ukrainian refugees because the begin of the warfare. Airbnb, for instance, promised final week to accommodate 100,000 Ukrainian refugees, and Uber has provided free rides between the Ukrainian and Polish borders.

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

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