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Trips Hellholes


This page shows trips to locations that are usually not considered desirable. Often they are to places marred by violence or other harsh conditions. Sometimes, this designation is time-sensitive, such as after natural disasters.

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    No.Cost
    Trips Selected 434 $3,228,083
    Approved by Republicans 194 $1,258,310
    Approved by Democrats 238 $1,964,848


View Details / PDF Traveler/ Dates Sponsor Approver Destination/ Purpose Cost
View trip details View original PDF Delmore, Kelly Lavin
11/26/07-12/02/07
Defense Forum Foundation English, Rep. Phil (-PA)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole - ... more
To participate in a fact-finding mission about the refugee camps and the overall humanitarian situat... more
$1,751.00
View trip details View original PDF Murray, Darlene P.
06/30/08-07/06/08
Defense Forum Foundation Payne, Rep. Don (-NJ)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Visit Sahrawi refugee camps
$2,557.95
View trip details View original PDF Son, Daniel
06/30/08-07/06/08
Defense Forum Foundation Pence, Rep. Mike (-IN)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Met with Saharawi government officials in various refugee camps and in the communities which they re... more
$1,835.00
View trip details View original PDF Hargis, Katheryn Blair (Katie)
06/30/08-07/06/08
Defense Forum Foundation Snyder, Rep. Vic (-AR)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
To tour refugee camps and visit with refugees to gain awareness of the Western Sahara refugee, human... more
$1,835.00
View trip details View original PDF Berkowitz, Paul Hershel
11/29/04-12/06/04
Defense Forum Foundation Rohrabacher, Rep. Dana (-CA)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Visit refugee camps
$1,455.00
View trip details View original PDF Harsha, Daniel (Dan)
11/26/07-12/02/07
Defense Forum Foundation Berman, Rep. Howard (-CA)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
To meet with refugee advocates and parliamentarians
$1,751.00
View trip details View original PDF Gunderson, Abigail (Abby)
08/03/09-08/09/09
Defense Forum Foundation Lamborn, Rep. Doug (-CO)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Meetings with leaders and government officials in the Sahrawi refugee camps
$2,383.13
View trip details View original PDF Weil, David
08/03/09-08/09/09
Defense Forum Foundation Inglis, Rep. Bob (-SC)
Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Attended meetings with Sahrawi refugees and Algerian officials
$2,383.13
View trip details View original PDF Lahr, Amanda Schmidgall
08/03/09-08/09/09
Defense Forum Foundation Pitts, Rep. Joe (-PA)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Meetings with government officials in the Sahrawi refugees camps
$2,383.13
View trip details View original PDF Pearson, Dexter L.
08/03/09-08/09/09
Defense Forum Foundation Snyder, Rep. Vic (-AR)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Meeting with Sahrawi refugee camp leaders and operations staff, tours of hospitals
$2,383.13
View trip details View original PDF Griffen, Martyn
08/03/09-08/09/09
Defense Forum Foundation Snyder, Rep. Vic (-AR)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Participated in a fact-finding mission to Algerian refugee camps
$2,383.13
View trip details View original PDF Bauman, Bradley M. (Brad)
08/03/09-08/10/09
Defense Forum Foundation Ryan, Rep. Tim (-OH)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Participated in a fact-finding mission to Algerian refugee camps
$1,583.13
View trip details View original PDF Hammond, Stephanie L.
07/05/10-07/12/10
Defense Forum Foundation Franks, Rep. Trent (-AZ)
Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole - Algiers, Algeria
Meetings with U.N. officials and local leaders of the Sahrawi refugee camps
$2,200.00
View trip details View original PDF Hoffman, Elizabeth McClain
07/05/10-07/12/10
Defense Forum Foundation Wolf, Rep. Frank (-VA)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Meetings with U.N. officials and local leaders of the Sahrawi refugee camps
$2,131.00
View trip details View original PDF Anderson, Elyse Bauer
07/05/10-07/12/10
Defense Forum Foundation Wolf, Rep. Frank (-VA)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Meetings with U.N. officials and local leaders of the Sahrawi refugee camps
$2,131.00
View trip details View original PDF Haley, Katherine Cannon
07/05/10-07/12/10
Defense Forum Foundation Boehner, Rep. John (-OH)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Meetings with U.N. officials and local leaders of the Sahrawi refugee camps
$2,131.00
View trip details View original PDF Walters, Trent M.
07/05/10-07/12/10
Defense Forum Foundation Aderholt, Rep. Robert (-AL)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Meetings with U.N. officials and local leaders of the Sahrawi refugee camps
$2,131.00
View trip details View original PDF Hittos, Elizabeth (Liz)
07/05/10-07/12/10
Defense Forum Foundation Bilirakis, Rep. Gus (-FL)
Algiers, Algeria - Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Meetings with U.N. officials and local leaders of the Sahrawi refugee camps
$2,131.00
View trip details View original PDF Grunert, Miriam Keim
10/22/12-10/26/12
Defense Forum Foundation Bilirakis, Rep. Gus (-FL)
Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Toured refugee camps with humanitarian organizations; met with human rights activists, hospital pers... more
$2,100.00
View trip details View original PDF Simpkins, Gregory B.
10/22/12-10/26/12
Defense Forum Foundation Smith, Rep. Chris (-NJ)
Tindouf, AlgeriaHellhole
Toured refugee camps with humanitarian organizations; met with human rights activists, hospital pers... more
$2,100.00
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