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FEMA Held Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia, Accountable for Not Complying with Federal Contracting Requirements when Managing a 2014 Public Assistance Disaster Grant

Executive Summary

Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia (County), received a $12.93 million grant award from the Georgia Department of Emergency Management (Georgia), a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grantee, for damages resulting from a February 2014 severe winter storm. Our audit objective was to determine whether the County accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to Federal requirements.

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