Review of USAID/Afghanistan's Afghan Civilian Assistance Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Afghanistan instruct the International
Organization for Migration to dispose appropriately of food in its warehouses that is
no longer fit for human consumption, clean and sanitize all of its warehouses, and place the warehouses under an appropriate management regime including staffing and supervision by qualified personnel, adequate sanitation and storage practices, and adequate record keeping.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 2

USAID/Afghanistan determine the allowability of and recover as appropriate from the International Organization for Migration the cost of stored food that is no longer fit for human consumption, which we estimate at up to $2,660,924.

Questioned Cost:
$2660924
Close Date:
Recommendation 3

USAID/Afghanistan determine the allowability of and recover as appropriate from the International Organization for Migration the $740,331 cost of Purchase Order 12, which was not needed to carry out program operations.

Questioned Cost:
$740331
Close Date:
Recommendation 4

USAID/Afghanistan determine the allowability of and recover, as appropriate, the $1,360,800 in shelter assistance grants in Helmand Province that could not be verified.

Questioned Cost:
$1360800
Close Date:
Recommendation 5

USAID/Afghanistan arrange for a financial audit of the Afghan Civilian Assistance Program to help ensure that the costs charged to USAID are reasonable, allowable, and allocable.

Questioned Cost:
$0
Close Date:
Recommendation 6

USAID/Afghanistan determine the allowability of and recover, as appropriate, $180,000 that was reportedly embezzled from the program.

Questioned Cost:
$180000
Close Date:
Recommendation 7

USAID/Afghanistan determine the allowability of and recover, as appropriate, the $3,437,000 that the International Organization for Migration spent to buy used vehicles without USAID approval.

Questioned Cost:
$3437000
Close Date: