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Ongoing Projects

New Title Project Objective DHS Component Mission Area Sort ascending
FEMA's Federal Coordination Efforts in Response to COVID-19

To determine to what extent FEMA is coordinating with federal agencies in preparing for and responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

FEMA Counter Terrorism and Homeland Threats
FEMA's Handling of Employee Allegation of Sexual Harassment and Workplace Sexual Misconduct

Our objective is to determine whether FEMA appropriately reports, investigates, and adjudicates employee allegations of sexual harassment and workplace sexual misconduct.

FEMA Champion the DHS Workforce and Strengthen the Department
Audit of FEMA's Verification of Household Income

Audit of FEMA's Verification of Household Income

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
Hurricane Harvey Direct Housing Program Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA) between FEMA and the Texas General Land Office

To determine whether Texas GLO has the processes and controls to ensure the Direct Assistance for Limited Home Repair (DALHR) program complies with Federal regulations, FEMA guidelines, and the Intergovernmental Service Agreement, and to access whether FEMA has adequate policies, procedures, and controls to oversee the program.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
Audit of FEMA's Oversight of Louisiana's Administration of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Public Assistance Program

To determine to what extent FEMA ensures Louisiana manages and provides oversight of Public Assistance grants to ensure compliance with Federal regulations.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA’s Strategic Funds Management Initiative

The objective is to determine to what extent the Strategic Funds Management Initiative ensures that FEMA funds are obligated in accordance with, Federal, department, and component requirements.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Responsibility Determinations Regarding Prospective Contractors for Disaster Response Commodities and Services

Assess whether DHS policies and FEMA procedures for determining the responsibility of a prospective contractor for disaster response commodities and services comply with procurement regulations and provide contracting personnel with adequate guidance to make such determinations according to requirements.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power

To determine the extent to which FEMA's Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power Program achieved its goals and objectives and complied with federal regulations and FEMA policies.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA Funds Used for Repetitive Damages to Roads and Bridges

To determine to what extent FEMA (Headquarters and, specifically, Region IV) is conducting proper oversight and execution of  policies and procedures in place to identify and reduce repetitive damages to our Nation's roads and bridges.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
Review of FEMA's Implementation of the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program (PAAP) Enacted by the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act (SRIA)

Determine the extent to which the goals of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act (SRIA), Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program (PAAP) were met in accordance with legislative and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Waiver Authority Under DRRA Section 1216 - Monitoring of Covered Assistance to Individuals and Households Distributed Based on Error

To determine whether covered assistance distributed in error by FEMA to individuals and households, in any 12-month period, exceeds 4 percent of the total amount of covered assistance distributed.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Federal Medical Supply Chain in Response to COVID-19

To determine to what extent FEMA managed and distributed medical supplies and equipment in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
Puerto Rico Case Management Program Grants

To assess the effectiveness of FEMA's monitoring to ensure that the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency, as a grantee, accounts for and expends Disaster Case Management Program grant funds according to Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Response to Declaration Requests for States, Tribes, and Territories

Whether FEMA follows its policies and procedures consistently in responding to State, Tribal, and territorial declaration requests.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
Audit of FEMA's Property Acquisition for Open Space Program

To determine whether FEMA is properly managing its Property Acquisitions for Open Space Program.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Administration of CARES Act Funding for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP)

To determine whether FEMA is administering CARES Act funding for the EFSP in accordance with Federal requirements to meet program goals.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Contracting Practices During National Disaster Declarations

To determine to what extent FEMA has practices and guidelines for issuing COVID-19 related non-competitively awarded contracts for unusual and compelling circumstances.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Controls Over Mission Assignments In Response To COVID-19

To determine to what extent FEMA develops and oversees mission assignments (MA) for COVID-19 in accordance with FEMA's policies and procedures.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund for Lost Wages Assistance to DHS Employees

To determine to what extent eligible DHS employees received FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund for supplemental state lost wages assistance.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
New FEMA Funeral Assistance for COVID-19

To determine how effective FEMA's policies, procedures, and internal controls are in providing proper oversight of its funeral assistance program for COVID-19.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
New FEMA's DRF Lost Wages Assistance to States and Territories

Determine to what extent FEMA ensured states and territories distributed supplemental state lost wage assistance from the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) to eligible recipients.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
New FEMA's Workforce Management During Concurrent Events

To determine if FEMA is effectively planning, managing and deploying its workforce to successfully respond to concurrent and consecutive disasters and emergencies, including assisting other DHS Components or Federal Agencies.

FEMA Strengthen Preparedness and Resilience
NFIP's Use of Alternative Contracting Methods to Administer the NFIP

To determine the extent and appropriateness of FEMA's use of alternative contracting methods to administer the NFIP.

FEMA Preserve and Uphold the Nation’s Prosperity and Economic Security