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Hazard Mitigation Grant Funds Awarded to MEMA for the Mississippi Coastal Retrofit Program

Executive Summary

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) followed applicable Federal grant requirements.  It is FEMA’s responsibility to hold Mississippi accountable for proper grant administration.  MEMA did not provide proper oversight of a $29.9 million Hazard Mitigation grant, or follow Federal Regulations and FEMA guidelines when accounting for grant funds.  As a result, FEMA has no assurance that MEMA properly accounted for and expended Federal funds.

Report Number
OIG-18-01
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Fiscal Year
2018