FEMA Should Recover $154,143 of Public Assistance Grant Funds Awarded to Brevard County, Florida, Under Hurricane Wilma [open pdf - 384KB]
From the Document: "We audited Public Assistance funds awarded to Brevard County, Florida (County) (FIPS [Federal Information Processing Standards] Code 009-99009-00). Our audit objective was to determine whether the County accounted for and expended Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funds according to Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. The County received a Public Assistance award totaling $12.1 million from the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), a FEMA grantee, for damages resulting from Hurricane Wilma, which occurred in October 2005. The award provided 100 percent FEMA funding for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and permanent repairs to buildings and facilities. The award consisted of 9 large projects and 84 small projects."
Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, Report No. OIG-14-07-D
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