FEMA Should Recover $6.7 Million of Ineligible or Unused Funds Awarded to Cameron Parish, Louisiana, for Hurricane Rita   [open pdf - 482KB]

From the Document: "We audited Public Assistance grant funds awarded to Cameron Parish, Louisiana (Parish ) (Public Assistance Identification Number 023-99023-00). Our audit objective was to determine whether the Parish accounted for and expended Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funds according to Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. The Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), a FEMA grantee, awarded the Parish $63.2 million for damages resulting from Hurricane Rita, which occurred on September 24, 200S The award provided 100 percent FEMA funding for 126 large projects and 213 small projects. The audit covered the period September 24, 2005, through November 28, 2012, the cutoff date of our audit, and included a detailed review of 52 projects totaling $45.6 million, or 72 percent of the total award, and a limited review of insurance issues and costs related to one architectural and engineering firm."

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Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, Report No. DD-13-06
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