To refugees internet is almost as important as water. Facebook is helping.
Imagine having to flee thousands of miles away from your home, in order to ensure your own and your family’s safety. Then imagine having to try and connect with those left behind, to tell them that you’re safe, and to make sure that they are, too.
Now, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the social network will be teaming up with the United Nations to provide free internet access across the U.N.’s refugee camps.