High Risk Series:
GAO-01-263, Jan 1, 2001
This report updates GAO's list of federal programs and operations at high risk for waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement. Several high-risk areas have improved enough to be removed from GAO's list. They include the year 2000 computer challenge, the 2000 census, Department of Agriculture's farm loan programs, the Superfund program, and the National Weather Service's information technology modernization. At the same time, GAO added one new area of concern to the 2001 high-risk list--human capital management. GAO is also continuing to monitor 21 other areas previously designated as high risk.