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#Ikwilhelpen: How Belgians Are Using Twitter To Help After The Attacks

Belgians are offering shelter and rides online with the hashtag #Ikwilhelpen, which means "I want to help."

By Jamal Andress | March 22, 2016

In the hours following the terrorist attacks in Brussels, people in and around the city started offering help online.

The hashtags #ikwilhelpen and #openhouse are being used to offer shelterrides and more. The hashtag #ikwilhelpen means "I want to help."

Along with Belgians offering help online, a Twitter account was created to connect drivers with those stranded during the attacks.

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@brusselslift has connected drivers and passengers most of Tuesday morning.

The explosions that rocked Brussels were at the international airport and at a subway station in the heart of the city.

This video includes clips from France 24 and CNN and images from Getty Images.

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