The severe winter storms, straight-line winds, flooding,landslides, and mudslides during December 6–23, 2015, caused severe damageto the City of Portland, Oregon (City). City officials estimate that disaster-related costs may exceed $11 million. We conducted this audit early in the PublicAssistance process to identify areas where the Citymay need additional technical assistance or monitoring to ensure compliance with Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.
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