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FEMA Should Suspend All Grant Payments on the $29.9 Million Coastal Retrofit Program Until Mississippi Can Properly Account for Federal Funds

Executive Summary

Mississippi received a $29.9 million Hazard Mitigation grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the state’s Coastal Retrofit Program (Program). The goal of the Program was to help 2,000 Mississippi homeowners strengthen their homes against wind damages in future disasters. We received complaints that the state was mishandling Federal funds for this Program.

Report Number
OIG-16-115-D
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Fiscal Year
2016

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