Interagency relations (21 - 26 of 26 items)
Federal Disaster Assistance
115234: May 13, 1981
GAO discussed the results of past reports which dealt with a wide range of activities carried out by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other Federal agencies involved in disaster relief. In a review of the poor controls over Federal aid in Massacuhusetts after the 1978 blizzard, there was found to be a lack of coordination among the Federal agencies as well as other weaknesses in...
Congressional Guidance Needed on Federal Cost Share of Water Resource Projects When Project Benefits Are Not Widespread
CED-81-12: Published: Nov 13, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1980.
Many water resource projects provide benefits to large segments of the country; however, the Corps of Engineers (CE) and the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) have built some projects that primarily benefit only a few landowners or businesses.GAO found that for CE and SCS projects, the non-Federal entity was seldom required to share a larger portion of project cost to compensate for the special bene...
Federal Management Weaknesses Cry Out for Alternatives To Deliver Programs and Services to Indians To Improve Their Quality of Life
CED-78-166: Published: Oct 31, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1978.
During the last decade, there has been increasing congressional activity with the goal of improving the quality of life of Indians. Recent GAO reports have shown the need for greater Federal efforts to meet this goal. A Bureau of Indian Affairs Reorganization Task Force concluded in its March 1978 report that a general management crisis pervades the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).In spite of recom...
Use of Helicopters in the Thirteenth Coast Guard District for Emergency Medical Services
CED-78-54: Published: Feb 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1978.
A review of the use of helicopters in the Thirteenth Coast Guard District to provide emergency medical services in inland areas revealed that: (1) the Coast Guard responds to all bona fide requests for emergency medical services in inland areas when the weather does not prohibit the use of helicopters; (2) the Coast Guard has adequate capability to provide inland emergency medical services; (3) th...
Effectiveness of BIA Coordination with Other Federal Agencies
CED-78-47: Published: Feb 8, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1978.
Four reports were compiled in a review of Bureau of Indian Affairs programs and processes. A two-part report on Indian natural resources concluded that the Department of Interior had not given Indians the necessary assistance to properly manage their natural resources. The report recommended that procedures be established among various responsible agencies and Indian tribes to coordinate reservati...
Coordination of the Three Adjustment Assistance Programs with Selected Comments on H.R. 8442
ID-78-5: Published: Dec 6, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 1977.
The Trade Act of 1974 created a committee to coordinate trade adjustment assistance programs for workers, firms, and communities and to promote efficient and effective delivery of adjustment assistance benefits.The coordinating committee has accomplished little to meet its goals; its major accomplishment has been to have the International Trade Commission share certain confidential information wit...