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Airbnb reaches out to help travelers affected by Ft. Lauderdale shooting

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Airbnb is activating its local Disaster Response Tool to assist travelers impacted by the shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. On Friday, a lone gunman –  identified as former Army veteran Esteban Santiago, 26 — pulled a gun from checked baggage after landing, loaded it in a restroom and began shooting, killing five people and injuring eight others. As part of the response, Airbnb is asking hosts to offer housing to displaced neighbors and relief workers deployed to help during the tragedy. Authorities…

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