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Ongoing Projects

New Title Project Objective DHS Component Mission Area Sort ascending
FEMA’s Use of Premium Pay During Disaster Response and Steady State Operation

To determine whether FEMA complied with laws and regulations for premium pay to employees responding to disasters in 2021 and 2022.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Disaster Public Assistance (PA) Grant Funds Awarded to Jacksonville State University (Jacksonville, AL) for Damages Incurred from the Alabama Storms and Tornadoes (FEMA Disaster Number DR-4362-AL)

To determine whether the subrecipient accounted for and expended FEMA grant funds according to Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines for FEMA Disaster Number DR-4362-AL.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Funding for Emergency Protective Measures

To determine if FEMA ensured COVID-19 Public Assistance funds for emergency protective measures reached intended recipients and subrecipients and if the funds were used in accordance with federal requirements.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Audit of FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund

To determine to what extent FEMA uses Disaster Relief Funding for Stafford Act disaster related activities.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA's Administration of the Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)

To determine whether costs reimbursed by FEMA's Port Security Grant Program were allowable and paid in accordance with relevant laws and policies, and to determine what extent FEMA's administration of the program strengthens the security and resiliency of the nation's ports against emerging threats.

FEMA Counter Terrorism and Homeland Threats
FEMA's Non-Congregate Sheltering Policy During Disaster Events in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

To determine adequacy and effectiveness of FEMA's Non-Congregate Sheltering policy

in providing shelter to displaced disaster survivors in response to Federally declared

disasters, including the wildfires, during the COVID19 pandemic.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Closeout of Declared Disasters

To determine to what extent FEMA manages closeout of declared disasters in accordance with Federal regulations and FEMA program requirements.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
Disaster Public Assistance (PA) Grant Funds Awarded to Kentucky for Damages Incurred from Three Weather-Related Events in Fiscal Year 2022

Determine the effectiveness of FEMA's process for evaluating single site damages from multiple KY weather-related events in FY22.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
State and Tribal Administration of FEMA Direct Housing Assistance

 

To evaluate the effectiveness of the implementation of FEMA's direct housing assistance grant program.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
New FEMA's Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon Office Claims Process

To determine whether FEMA's Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office established a systematic process to ensure that all payments are made in accordance with the Hermit's Peak Fire Assistance Act and other applicable laws.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
Capping Report for DHS Strategic Guidance

Summarize outdated and expired DHS and component strategic guidance, as identified in prior DHS OIG and GAO reports, determine the reasons the guidance is outdated and expired, and discuss potential effects on IIJA spending

CISA, DHS, FEMA Preserve and Uphold the Nation’s Prosperity and Economic Security
FEMA Grant to Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority Supporting Hurricane Maria

Determine to what extent FEMA ensures Puerto Rico manages public assistance grant funds for its electrical power grid according to Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Secure Cyberspace and Critical Infrastructure