Audit of USAID/Lebanon's Landmines and War Victims Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Lebanon request written approval from the director of the Office of Acquisition and Assistance for the approval of the award extension beyond 10 years.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Lebanon provide and document refresher training to mission employees on obtaining approval for project extensions.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Lebanon review its portfolio to identify, in writing, any current projects in excess of 10 years and document actions to extend these projects based on the approval of the director of the Office of Acquisition and Assistance.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Lebanon notify the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, in writing, of the potential funds control violations for determination and
resolution.

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$0
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Recommendation 5

USAID/Lebanon update project work plans to include indicators that measure sustainability of the development cooperative created with USAID funding.

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$0
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Recommendation 6

USAID/Lebanon require the World Rehabilitation Fund to present the cooperative's financial statements in a consistent format year to year so that the mission can monitor financial ratios as indicators of sustainability.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Lebanon develop and implement procedures to require approval by the appropriate authority of project revisions affecting project budgets.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Lebanon require staff to submit, in writing, to the agreement officer for approval all proposals for activities to be funded with reallocated funds.

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$0
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Recommendation 9

USAID/Lebanon determine the allowability of the $195,000 in questioned costs for deleted project components, and recover any amounts determined to be unallowable.

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$195000
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Recommendation 10

USAID/Lebanon develop and implement procedures that require implementers of nonconstruction assistance awards to provide a list of proposed or pending subawards and subcontracts before hiring a subcontractor to do the work.

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Recommendation 11

USAID/Lebanon notify the agreement officer, in writing, of completed, proposed, or pending subawards and subcontracts for any work under nonconstruction assistance awards before the World Rehabilitation Fund hires a subcontractor to begin work.

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$0
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Recommendation 12

USAID/Lebanon require agreement officer's technical representatives to submit for agreement officer approval all requests for equipment disposition.

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$0
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Recommendation 13

USAID/Lebanon determine the allowability of the $8,000 in questioned costs from the insurance company, plus any accrued interest, and recover from the World Rehabilitation Fund any amounts determined to be unallowable.

Questioned Cost:
$8000
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Recommendation 14

USAID/Lebanon complete an Initial Environmental Examination for the importation of goats to Lebanon and submit to the environmental officer for approval.

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$0
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