BRUSSELS – Just as with the attacks in Paris, people are extending their homes for those affected by the explosions at a Brussels airport and metro station.
According to Buzzfeed, citizens are using #OpenHouse to let survivors know they have space available in their homes. Another method being used to assist those affected is #ikwilhelpen,” or “I want to help.”
Buzzfeed went on to report that tweets were sent indicating that drivers are offering stranded commuters rides, even bus drivers stopping to offer lifts.
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An EU official told Buzzfeed, “There were immediately cars stopping and offering lifts. In fact, I got to work with someone driving a delivery van.”
NBC Nightly says that Facebook has once again activated its safety check system to help family and friends know their loved ones in the area are safe.