"In many areas around the world, networks can be slow and unreliable. This can be even more challenging after a crisis, when communication is critical," the company said in a statement.
In the areas of immediate danger, Facebook's Safety Check allows people to notify their family and friends that they are safe.
This feature from the social media giant has been used during natural calamities and terrorist attacks across the world.
Facebook's watered down but fast Lite app is designed for users to access the social media platform in areas with low connectivity or limited Internet.
The platform is currently being used by people in 55 languages.