Audit of USAID's Internally Displaced Persons Activities in Iraq

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance establish and implement a plan for both OFDA and partner staff to provide performance monitoring and oversight for its awards in Iraq. Such a plan should include, among other actions, regular reviews of partner reports, compliance with award requirements, and random checks to ensure that implementing partners have support for claimed results.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 2

OFDA's agreement officer determine the allowability and collect, as appropriate, the $46,980 in questioned ineligible costs billed by International Medical Corps for Implementation Plan No. 11 under Cooperative Agreement No DFD-A-00-05-00030-00.

Questioned Cost:
$46980
Close Date:
Recommendation 3

OFDA's agreement officer determine the allowability and collect, as appropriate, the $168,080 in questioned ineligible costs billed by Mercy Corps for Project Code DY/145 under Grant No. DFD-G-00-05-00027-00.

Questioned Cost:
$168080
Close Date:
Recommendation 4

OFDA's agreement officer determine the allowability and collect, as appropriate, the $373,021 in questioned ineligible costs billed by Mercy Corps for Project Code DY/161 under Grant No. DFD-G-00-05-00027-00.

Questioned Cost:
$373021
Close Date:
Recommendation 5

OFDA's agreement officer determine the allowability and collect, as appropriate, the $178,409 in questioned ineligible costs billed by Mercy Corps for Project Code DY/171 under Grant No. DFD-G-00-05-00027-00.

Questioned Cost:
$178409
Close Date:
Recommendation 6

USAID's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance provide clear guidance to its implementers on how to count beneficiaries.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 7

USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance perform an immediate review of its portfolio of awards in Iraq and ensure that each award, as appropriate, has an up-to-date, designated agreement officer's technical representative.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 8

USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance prepare an action memorandum to the Director, Office of Acquisition and Assistance, requesting the ratification of $3,150,751 in costs billed by the Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development during the period from June 30 to September 30, 2008, under Grant No. DFD-G-00-05-001-6-00.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 9

USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance prepare an action memorandum to the Director, Office of Acquisition and Assistance, requesting the ratification of $455,151 in costs billed by International Medical Corps during the period from March 31 to July 31, 2007, under Grant No. DFD-A-00-05-00030-00.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 10

USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance prepare an action memorandum to the Director, Office of Acquisition and Assistance, requesting the ratification of $1,864,831 in costs billed by International Medical Corps during the period from June 30 to September 30, 2008, under Grant No. DFD-G-00-05-00026-00.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 11

USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance prepare an action memorandum to the Director, Office of Acquisition and Assistance, requesting the ratification of $2,219,896 in costs billed by International Relief and Development, Inc., during the period from June 30 to September 30, 2008, under Grant No. DFD-G-00-05-00028-00.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 12

USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance prepare an action memorandum to the Director, Office of Acquisition and Assistance, requesting the ratification of $2,305,033 in costs billed by Mercy Corps during the period from June 30 to September 30, 2008, under Grant No. DFD-G-00-05-00027-00.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date: