Audit of USAID/West Bank and Gaza’s Palestinian Community Assistance Program

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/West Bank and Gaza evaluate all planned and ongoing program activities to determine their attainability and potential for impact in improving the lives of the largest number of beneficiaries in Gaza and implement only those activities that are achievable and likely to have the greatest impact.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/West Bank and Gaza require Mercy Corps to implement monitoring procedures to verify the quality of completed housing rehabilitation work done and of nonfood items to be distributed by its subgrantees.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/West Bank and Gaza evaluate the validity of each of the program activity and performance indicators in writing and require Mercy Corps to manage and report data on those considered most critical to tracking program outcome and document the results.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/West Bank and Gaza implement a comprehensive monitoring program to track the status and provide oversight of mission activities in Gaza.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/West Bank and Gaza require the agreement officer's representative to conduct and document periodic reviews of data on the Palestinian Community Assistance Program in the mission's data tracking system.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/West Bank and Gaza require Mercy Corps to implement a corrective action plan to strengthen internal controls in its data collection, consolidation, verification, and reporting processes.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/West Bank and Gaza require Mercy Corps to define the performance measure and target for each activity indicator in writing and, using the newly defined performance measure, review and correct any erroneous data it previously reported to the mission and document the results.

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