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Montgomery County, Maryland, Generally Accounted for and Expended FEMA Public Assistance Grant Funds According to Federal Requirements – Hurricane Sandy Activities (

Executive Summary

Montgomery County, Maryland (County) received a Public Assistance award of $8.2 million from the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, a FEMA grantee for damages resulting from severe storms during June and July 2012. Our audit objective was to determine whether the County accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to Federal requirements. The County generally accounted for and expended Public Assistance grant funds according to Federal requirements. However, we did identify $36,244 of duplicate equipment costs the County claimed that FEMA should disallow.

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