Audit of USAID/Lebanon's Water and Wastewater Sector Support Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Egypt's regional contracting office, in
coordination with USAID/Lebanon, modify the contract, indicating that the primary focus of the program is on potable water activities and not wastewater activities, and adjust the contract deliverables accordingly.

Questioned Cost:
$0
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Recommendation 2

USAID/Lebanon implement a plan to help each water establishment develop written scopes of work and/or other contracting procedures so they can sign operation and maintenance contracts with firms and individuals before USAID/Lebanon finishes a construction activity or an infrastructure improvement.

Questioned Cost:
$0
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Recommendation 3

USAID/Egypt's regional contracting office, in
coordination with USAID/Lebanon, realign the program budget to include all $12.1 million subcontract costs in one budget category.

Questioned Cost:
$0
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Recommendation 4

USAID/Egypt's financial management office, in coordination with USAID/Lebanon, specify in writing the voucher examiner's and contracting officer's representative's responsibilities and the type of documents each one should verify.

Questioned Cost:
$0
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Recommendation 5

USAID/Egypt's regional contracting office determine the allowability of $1,322,281 in unsupported questioned costs and recover from Development Alternatives Inc. any amount determined to be unallowable.

Questioned Cost:
$1322281
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Recommendation 6

USAID/Egypt's regional contracting office determine the allowability of the fixed fee of $32,272 and recover from Development Alternatives Inc. any amount determined to be unallowable.

Questioned Cost:
$32272
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Recommendation 7

USAID/Lebanon, in coordination with Development Alternatives Inc., adjust in writing targets, indicator definitions, and reported results to measure the program's results more accurately.

Questioned Cost:
$0
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