TITLE

Improvements Needed in National Flood Insurance Program's Financial Controls and Oversight

AUTHOR(S)
Ragland, Susan
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/21/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report entitled "Financial Management: Improvements Needed in National Flood Insurance Program's Financial Controls and Oversight." It presents the findings of the GAO report, including the performance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in gathering financial data. It mentions the recommendations made by GAO to improve the program's financial management controls and oversight.
ACCESSION #
47915032

 

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