Additional Controls Have Improved USAID's Administration of Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance in Afghanistan

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Afghanistan remind all personal services contractors and Office of Management personnel of eligibility requirements for the involuntary separate maintenance allowance, including minimum tour lengths, and incorporate this reminder into the new employee orientations held at post.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Afghanistan adopt the Office of Human Capital and Talent Management's policy requiring applicants for the involuntary separate maintenance allowance to submit a copy of their spouse's or domestic partner's passport or driver's license signature for comparison with the one on the standard form.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Afghanistan remind all employees applying for involuntary separate maintenance allowance of the requirement to file a Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report and encourage them to use the supplemental checklist.

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