>DHS OIG Report: Efficacy of DHS Grant Programs

>The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released its report (OIG-10-69) on the efficacy of DHS grant programs. The report concludes that while DHS preparedness grants are critical to help the country prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, barriers at the legislative, departmental, and state levels preclude DHS from coordinating grant applications to avoid potential duplication and redundancy.