Throughout the years, there have been many catastrophic events ranging from wars, to earthquakes, to famines, to floods, and conflicts. There are more people living inside refugee camps than ever before in history. The earth is changing, shifting and shaking, natural disaster are causing people to be in dire circumstances. Wars and rumors of wars have caused a mass exodus to Europe and across the world. Poverty is real and so is injustice. That’s why relief and development work is so important in the day and age we are living.
This September 6-7, the Aid and International Development Forum will, be hosting its 9th AIDF Global Disaster Relief and Development Summit at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington DC near our Washington D.C. B&B. If you’re interesting in attending, the cost is free to UN Agencies, Government, Red Cross and Donors and only $25 a day for NGOs and Academia, which will be highly worth the cost.
What is the Aid and International Development Forum? AIDF is the world leading forum specializing in disaster relief, resilience, mobile for development, food security and water security. For over thirteen years, it has been committed to improving aid and international development through research and events like this summit. AIDF unites all stakeholders from government, Academia, UN agencies, NGOs and the private sector by providing a platform for independent debate and knowledge exchange, and establishing partnerships.
What should I expect at the 9th AIDF Global Disaster Relief and Development Summit? This year, the Summit will expand its scope beyond disaster relief to look into emerging global challenges and opportunities in international development. There are many reasons to attend the Summit, as it will be full of interesting topics, speakers and knowledge to glean from.
Looking for a place to stay while you’re in DC? Our quiet and comfortable DC Bed and Breakfast will suite you just fine. Centrally located in DC, we would love to be your home away from home. With rates starting at $149, including a hot & fresh breakfast every morning of your stay, this is a great deal you won’t want to pass up!