US flag signifying that this is a United States Federal Government website Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Consistent with CDC guidance, most Office of Inspector General employees are currently serving the American people remotely.  We are determined to keep interruptions to our operations to a minimum, and we appreciate your patience during this time.

Information and guidance about COVID-19 is available at

FEMA and the State of Louisiana Need to Accelerate the Funding of $812 Million in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Funds and Develop a Plan to Close Approved Projects (

Executive Summary

We audited Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded to the State of Louisiana from September 2005 through March 2014. Our objectives were to determine (1) the amount of HMGP funds FEMA authorized; (2) the amount of HMGP funds FEMA obligated; and (3) the progress the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (Louisiana), a FEMA grantee, is making in closing approved HMGP grants.

Report Number
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Fiscal Year