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Facebook Will Provide Free Internet for Refugees Living in U.N. Camps


Facebook is teaming up with the United Nations to provide free internet access to refugees, according to a new partnership announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg. While the ability to get online may seem like a luxury, for Syrian refugees that call the camps home, it's a lifeline to the outside world. Facebook will work with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to get the program up and running in the camps, said Zuckerberg, speaking at a UN forum in New York on Saturday. "Connectivity will help refugees better access support from the aid community and maintain links to family and loved ones," he said.

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