DHS OIG Faults FEMA Contracting in PR

From HSToday: OIG: FEMA Wasted Resources, Time and Money in Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery Contracting.

…the audit found that FEMA inappropriately awarded two contracts to Bronze Star, which did not meet the requirements of either contract. OIG says this deficiency delayed delivery of crucial supplies, and impeded Puerto Rican residents’ efforts to protect their homes and prevent further damage. In summary, OIG says FEMA wasted personnel resources, time, and taxpayer money by issuing, canceling, and reissuing contracts for tarps.

Note:  a direct link to the URL for the  full (26-page) report is provided at the end of the article.

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