Peace Operations:

U.S. Costs in Support of Haiti, Former Yugoslavia, Somalia, and Rwanda

NSIAD-96-38: Published: Mar 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1996.

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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the estimated costs of U.S. agencies' support of United Nations (U.N.) peace operations in Haiti, the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, and Somalia for fiscal years (FY) 1992 through 1995.

GAO found that: (1) from FY 1992 through 1995, the incremental cost reported by U.S. government agencies for support of U.N. peace operations in Haiti, the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, and Somalia was over $6.6 billion; (2) the United Nations has reimbursed the United States $79.4 million for some of these costs; (3) from FY 1992 through 1995, the Department of Defense's incremental costs to support the four operations were about $3.4 billion, the State Department's were about $1.8 billion, and the Agency for International Development's were about $1.3 billion, including $556 million for commodities and transportation; and (4) the Departments of Justice, Commerce, Treasury, Transportation, and Health and Human Services reported incremental costs of which totaled about $91 million.

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