New Government Report: Foreign Assistance

March 14, 2011 at 11:55 am Leave a comment

Foreign Assistance: USAID Has Begun Tsunami Reconstruction in Indonesia and Sri Lanka, But Key Projects May Exceed Initial Cost and Schedule Estimates

by David Gootnick
Paperback, 49 pages, 2006, $20.00
ISBN: 1422307212

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. In Dec. 2004, an earthquake off the coast of Indonesia caused a tsunami that left 230,000 people killed or missing and presumed dead and $10 billion in damage in 12 countries. In May 2005, Congress appropriated $908 million for relief & reconstruction. U.S. emergency relief efforts budgeted at $327 million were nearly completed in Dec. 2005. The U.S. Agency for International Development. (USAID) plans to spend $496 million on longer-term reconstruction, focusing on Indonesia and Sri Lanka, with the remaining $85 million allocated to other U.S. agencies. This report describes USAID’s: progress in Indonesia, and Sri Lanka; financial & technical oversight measures; & implementation challenges. Includes recommendations. Charts & tables.

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