Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency: Special Community Disaster Loans Program
GAO-06-223R: Dec 12, 2005
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) new rule on the Special Community Disaster Loans Program. GAO found that (1) the interim rule implements the Special Community Disaster Loans Program authorized in the Community Disaster Loan Act of 2005, and the rule describes the procedures and requirements for a program designed to provide loans for essential services to local governments that have experienced a loss in revenue due to a major disaster; and (2) FEMA complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.