Foreign aid programs (61 - 70 of 78 items)
Cambodia: AID's Management of Humanitarian Assistance Programs
NSIAD-91-260: Published: Aug 28, 1991. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. humanitarian assistance in areas of Cambodia controlled by the Phnom Penh government and in areas controlled by the Cambodian noncommunist resistance, focusing on whether the Agency for International Development (AID) can provide reasonable assurance that assistance to the resistance groups and others is being used efficiently and effectively...
Cambodia: Multilateral Relief Efforts in Border Camps
NSIAD-91-99FS: Published: Jan 22, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 22, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the amount and management of humanitarian aid provided by multilateral organizations to Cambodians in border camps in Thailand, focusing on the: (1) amount of money spent to support the camps; (2) purposes for which the money was used; and (3) control and accountability systems for managing the funds.GAO found that: (1) between 1982 and 1989, more...
Eastern Europe: Donor Assistance and Reform Efforts
NSIAD-91-21: Published: Nov 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on international assistance to five eastern European countries.GAO found that: (1) as of May 1990, donor countries had committed $8.51 billion in assistance to Poland and Hungary, and the European Community had committed $1.02 billion; (2) $3.9 billion of the $8.51 billion committed was in the form of export credits and project financin...
Cambodia: U.S. Non-lethal Assistance and Status of the Cambodian Seat at the United Nations
T-NSIAD-90-63: Published: Sep 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1990.
GAO discussed the: (1) accountability for and impact of non-lethal assistance the United States provided to the military forces of the Noncommunist Cambodian Resistance (NCR); and (2) the status of the United Nations (UN) seat held by the Coalition Government of Democratic Kampuchea. GAO noted that: (1) despite poor accountability and control over the non-lethal assistance program in its initial y...
United Nations: U.S. Participation in the Children's Fund
NSIAD-89-204: Published: Sep 27, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed various aspects of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), focusing on: (1) views of the United States and other major UNICEF donor countries on the effectiveness and efficiency of UNICEF programs; (2) UNICEF project monitoring and oversight; (3) UNICEF accounting practices and other financial information; and (4) the level of U.S. influence i...
GAO Reviews of U.S. Programs and Activities in Central America
T-NSIAD-89-14: Published: Mar 9, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1989.
GAO reviewed U.S. activities in Central America to determine their impact on U.S. policy objectives of regional security, promotion of democracy, economic stabilization, and development. GAO found that: (1) U.S. programs have made progress toward each objective, but they have not accomplished as much as expected, and some have had unintended negative effects; (2) U.S. aid prevented the collapse of...
South Africa: Status Report on Implementation of the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act
NSIAD-88-44: Published: Oct 21, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the administration's implementation of the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act to assess its: (1) enforcement of the act's policies; (2) operation of apartheid victim assistance programs; and (3) efforts to obtain multilateral cooperation for sanctions against South Africa.GAO found that: (1) the administration completed most of the 1...
Peace Corps Disaster Assistance Efforts in Jamaica
NSIAD-84-38: Published: Dec 19, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined an allegation that the Peace Corps office in Jamaica overrated its achievements in disaster assistance in a report.GAO found that plans discussed in the report are in the process of being implemented and that the Government of Jamaica seems to be appreciative of and receptive to efforts by Peace Corps volunteers to assist the national and local...
Irrigation Assistance to Developing Countries Should Require Stronger Commitments to Operation and Maintenance
NSIAD-83-31: Published: Aug 29, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1983.
GAO reviewed the operation and maintenance (O&M) of U.S.-financed irrigation systems in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Thailand to determine how the Agency for International Development (AID) can: (1) improve operation and maintenance practices of developing countries and extend the economic life of the irrigation systems; and (2) design irrigation systems that adequately consider O&M requirements.GAO...
U.S. Response to Jamaica's Economic Crisis
ID-80-40: Published: Jul 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1980.
Assistance from the Agency for International Development (AID) to Jamaica increased sharply in 1977 with balance-of-payment support and developmental aid of nearly $30 million. This increase reflected the U.S. interest in the Caribbean and a concern for the economic deterioration of a neighboring nation. Despite the efforts of the United States, Jamaica, and other donors to halt the decline, the e...