FEMA Should Recover $209,170 of Public Assistance Grant Funds Awarded to City of Daytona Beach, Florida - Hurricane Frances [open pdf - 382KB]
From the Document: "We audited Public Assistance grant funds awarded to the City of Daytona Beach, Florida (City) (FIPS [Federal Information Processing Standards] Code 127-16525-00). Our audit objective was to determine whether the City accounted for and expended Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funds according to Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. The City received a Public Assistance award totaling $2.6 million from the Florida Department of Emergency Management (State), a FEMA grantee, for damages resulting from Hurricane Frances, which occurred in September 2004. The award provided 100 percent FEMA funding for the first 72 hours of debris removal and emergency protective measures undertaken as a result of the disaster and 90 percent funding thereafter. The award also provided 90 percent funding for permanent repairs to buildings and other facilities. The award consisted of 7 large projects and 28 small projects."
Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, Report No. DA-13-27
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