This page contains an overview of the responsibilities of the Appeals and Audits Branch and helpful reference documents.
The mission of the Public Assistance Appeals and Audits Branch is to be timely, efficient, consistent, and organized in administering appeals and managing audit engagements.
This is accomplished by:
- Issuing responses to appeals and to audit requests within required timeframes.
- Training and supporting personnel working on appeals and audits.
- Communicating agency policy and practices to FEMA regions and field staff.
- Analyzing trends, identifying issues that may require policy, training, and operational changes, and providing actionable recommendations, when appropriate.
Internal Appeals Resources (Restricted Access)
Appeals Questions? Please Contact the PA Appeals Branch.
Recovery Audit Engagement Directive (October, 2015)
Audit Tips for Managing Disaster-Related Project Costs (September, 2017)
U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) FEMA Audit Reports
Internal Audit Resources (Restricted Access)
Recovery Audit Questions? Please contact FEMA Recovery Audits.