The City of Birmingham, Alabama, received a Public Assistance award of $13.2 million from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, a FEMA grantee, for damages resulting from tornadoes and severe storms in April 2011. We audited projects totaling $11.3 million to determine whether the City accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to Federal requirements. For the projects we reviewed, the City generally accounted for and expended FEMA Public Assistance grant funds according to Federal requirements.
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