Audit of USAID's Internal Controls Over Prepositioned Food Assistance for the Horn of Africa

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID's Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, Office of Food for Peace, conduct and document an independent evaluation to quantify the differences in cost and timeliness between overseas and domestic prepositioning, and adjust the use of overseas prepositioning appropriately.

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Recommendation 2

USAID's Office of Acquisition and Assistance's Transportation Division implement a system of internal controls to reconcile its records regularly with reports from warehouses and outgoing shipment reports to identify and resolve any differences in a timely manner.

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Recommendation 3

USAID's Office of Acquisition and Assistance's Transportation Division implement a system of internal controls to monitor and track losses more closely at warehouses, including procedures for recovering losses from warehouse contractors.

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Recommendation 4

USAID's Office of Acquisition and Assistance's Transportation Division remind warehouse contractors in writing of their responsibility for lost commodities in their possession and their obligations to store commodities in accordance with USAID's Commodities Reference Guide.

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