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The West School Administration Effectively Accounted for the FEMA Emergency Grant Funds Awarded for the West, Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Executive Summary

The April 2013 fertilizer plant explosion devastated the City of West, Texas, killing 15 people and leveling homes in a 5-block radius. The West School Administration received a $5.1 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant from the Texas Division of Emergency Management, a FEMA grantee, for emergency measures. Our audit objective was to determine whether West School Administration accounted for and expendedFEMA funds according to Federal requirements.

Report Number
OIG-16-86-D
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Fiscal Year
2016