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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 442 $3,236,853
    Approved by Republicans 198 $1,262,621
    Approved by Democrats 242 $1,969,307


View Details / PDF Traveler/ Dates Sponsor Approver Destination/ Purpose Cost
View trip details View original PDF Cravens, Michael J.
06/28/09-07/04/09
American Israel Education Foundation Harper, Rep. Gregg (-MS)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Attended tours, classes and meetings with Israeli government officials to learn about U.S.-Israeli r... more
$5,669.82
View trip details View original PDF Tzuker, Joshua E.
09/29/06-10/06/06
Arab American Chamber of Commerce Dingell, Rep. John (-MI)
Beirut, LebanonHellhole
Provide firsthand examination of Lebanon after the war and learn about U.S.-funded relief efforts an... more
$5,650.00
View trip details View original PDF McDermott, Rep. Jim (-WA)
09/25/02-10/01/02
Life for Relief and Development McDermott, Rep. Jim (-WA)
Amman, Jordan - Baghdad, IraqHellhole - ... more
Fact-finding
$5,510.00
View trip details View original PDF Thompson, Rep. Mike (-CA)
09/25/02-10/01/02
Life for Relief and Development Thompson, Rep. Mike (-CA)
Baghdad, IraqHellhole - Basra, IraqHellhole
Fact-finding mission
$5,510.00
View trip details View original PDF Lassiter, Stephen C.
08/04/13-08/12/13
Telos Group Inc. Ellison, Rep. Keith (-MN)
Gaza, IsraelHellhole - Haifa, Israel - ... more
Toured communities of interest in Israel and Palestine; met with local officials
$5,459.93
View trip details View original PDF Ellison, Rep. Keith (-MN)
08/04/13-08/12/13
Telos Group Inc. Ellison, Rep. Keith (-MN)
Tel Aviv, Israel - Gaza, IsraelHellhole - ... more
Toured communities of interest in Israel and Palestine and met with local officials
$5,459.28
View trip details View original PDF Heenan, Lucy
03/20/08-03/29/08
RESULTS Educational Fund Lowey, Rep. Nita (-NY)
Dhaka, BangladeshHellhole - Delhi, India
The purpose is to experience first hand the progress in and challenges to tuberculosis and HIV effor... more
$5,435.84
View trip details View original PDF Striebel Priest, Erica Ann
11/25/07-12/03/07
International Committee of the Red Cross Crenshaw, Rep. Ander (-FL)
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the CongoHellhole - Goma, Democratic Republic of the CongoHellhole - ... more
To learn about the ICRC's humanitarian work and concerns in the Republic of Congo
$5,426.00
View trip details View original PDF Orr, Ashley M.
03/20/08-03/29/08
RESULTS Educational Fund Miller, Rep. Brad (-NC)
Dhaka, BangladeshHellhole - Delhi, India
The purpose is to experience first hand the progress in and challenges to tuberculosis and HIV effor... more
$5,420.86
View trip details View original PDF Pitts, Rep. Joe (-PA)
05/29/00-06/06/00
Government of Indonesia - Jubilee Campaign Pakistan - ... more Pitts, Rep. Joe (-PA)
Jakarta, Indonesia - Lahore, PakistanHellhole - ... more
See attached
$5,378.00
View trip details View original PDF Quinn, Katherine E. (Katy)
03/20/08-03/29/08
RESULTS Educational Fund Smith, Rep. Adam (-WA)
Dhaka, BangladeshHellhole - Delhi, India
The purpose is to experience first hand the progress in and challenges to tuberculosis and HIV effor... more
$5,365.48
View trip details View original PDF Bruley, Edward A.
04/21/00-04/27/00
Americans for Peace in South Asia - Pakistan Anant Education and Rural Development Foundation Bonior, Rep. David Edward (-MI)
India - Kashmir, India - ... more
Education, fact-finding
$5,345.00
View trip details View original PDF Gibbons, Emily
03/30/07-04/08/07
RESULTS Educational Fund Engel, Rep. Eliot Lance (-NY)
Dhaka, BangladeshHellhole - Delhi, India
The purpose is to experience firsthand the progress in and challenges to TB and HIV efforts in two d... more
$5,338.00
View trip details View original PDF Whitney, Robert (Toby)
08/20/11-08/26/11
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. McDermott, Rep. Jim (-WA)
Goma, Democratic Republic of the CongoHellhole - Kigali, Rwanda
Visited various health-related sites around Rwanda and Goma; met with local NGO representatives and ... more
$5,337.45
View trip details View original PDF View Amended PDF Dehoney, Eleanor (Ellie)
01/08/10-01/17/10
RESULTS Educational Fund Brown, Sen. Sherrod (-OH)
Dhaka, BangladeshHellhole - Delhi, India
Meetings and site visits were held with NGO and government officials
$5,264.33
View trip details View original PDF Hargis, Katheryn Blair (Katie)
01/08/10-01/17/10
RESULTS Educational Fund Snyder, Rep. Vic (-AR)
Dhaka, BangladeshHellhole - New Delhi, India
Meetings dealing with policy strategies for extreme global hunger, poverty, health and micro-finance... more
$5,239.49
View trip details View original PDF Diete-Spiff, Atonte
10/18/00-10/23/00
Global Coalition for Africa Jefferson, Rep. Bill (-LA)
NigeriaHellhole
Conference on "Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa"
$5,231.58
View trip details View original PDF Hill, Frederick Raine (Fred)
03/25/05-04/03/05
Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Islamic Free Market Institute Foundation Issa, Rep. Darrell (-CA)
Amman, Jordan - Beirut, LebanonHellhole - ... more
Fact-finding attend annual Forum on Democracy and Free Trade in Doha, Qatar
$5,182.00
View trip details View original PDF Johnson, Sen. Tim (-SD)
01/18/00-01/23/00
El Paso Corp. Johnson, Sen. Tim (-SD)
PakistanHellhole
Visiting American-owned businesses operating in Pakistan and meeting with Pakistani officials to dis... more
$5,030.00
View trip details View original PDF Fettig, Dwight Alan
01/19/00-01/23/00
El Paso Corp. Johnson, Sen. Tim (-SD)
PakistanHellhole
Educational
$5,030.00
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