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FEMA Should Recover $6.1 Million of Public Assistance Grant Funds Awarded to Orlando Utilities Commission under Hurricane Frances

Executive Summary

The Utility received a Public Assistance award of $11.6 million from the Florida Department of Emergency Management (FDEM), a FEMA grantee, for damages resulting from Hurricane Frances, which occurred in September 2004. The award provided 90 percent FEMA funding for debris removal activities, emergency protective measures, repair of the electric transmission and distribution system, repair/replacement of buildings and equipment, and other disasterrelated activities. The award consisted of six large projects and nine small projects.

Report Number
OIG-14-11-D
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Fiscal Year
2014

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