USAID Inspector General: Prompt Reporting of Fraud, Abuse Critical in Humanitarian Aid Programs

Press Release

The U.S. Agency for International Developmentā€™s (USAID) Inspector General convened representatives from over 50 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to discuss ways of fighting fraud, waste, and abuse in humanitarian aid programs. The day-long roundtable provided information on evolving fraud trends, mitigating the risk of diverting funds and providing material support to terrorist and other armed groups, and addressing allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation of aid beneficiaries. The event underscored the importance of promptly reporting suspected fraud, waste, and abuse in USAID programs to the Office of Inspector General (OIG).