"The Department of Homeland Security's Fiscal Year 2005 Performance and Accountability Report provides financial and performance information that enables the President, Congress and the public to assess the effectiveness of the Departments mission performance and stewardship of resources. Our annual performance-based budget request to Congress and the Future Year's Homeland Security Program identify the resources needed to effectively and efficiently fulfill our mission to lead the unified national effort to secure America. This Performance and Accountability Report includes a year-end report on achieving the performance targets the Department set for fiscal year 2005. Section I, Management's Discussion and Analysis, provides an overview of the entire report. This section describes the Department's mission, organization and progress in implementing the strategic plan and the President's Management Agenda. This section highlights the most important performance and financial results of fiscal year 2005 against the performance budget for the year. This section also contains the Secretary's assurances and the controls and corrective actions that have been put in place to remedy material weaknesses. Also included is the Office of the Inspector General's (OIG) summary of the most important management and performance challenges facing the Department. Section II, Performance Information, reports the Department's performance relative to each of its goals and provides an assessment of that information's completeness and reliability. This section also provides summaries of key evaluations of departmental programs and the Department's fiscal year 2005 budget. Section III, Financial Information, contains the Department's consolidated financial statements and disclosures."