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

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DIANE Publishing, Sep 1, 2006 - 51 pages
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Page 42 - The enclosed Department of State comments are provided for incorporation with this letter as an appendix to the final report. If you have any questions concerning this response, please contact Susan Jacobs, Senior Advisor, Bureau of Consular Affairs, at (202) 736-4985.
Page 23 - Amounts of orders placed, contracts awarded, services received, and similar transactions during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
Page 42 - Street, NW Washington, DC 20548-0001 Dear Ms. Williams-Bridgers: We appreciate the opportunity to review your draft report, "HUMAN TRAFFICKING: Better Data, Strategy, and Reporting Needed to Enhance US Anti-Trafficking Efforts Abroad,
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Page 43 - Comments from the Department of State Department of State Comments on GAO Draft Report STATE DEPARTMENT: Staffing and Foreign Language Shortfalls Persist Despite Initiatives to Address Gaps (GAO-06-894.
Page 16 - Outlay The issuance of checks, disbursement of cash, or electronic transfer of funds made to liquidate a federal obligation. Outlays also occur when interest on the Treasury debt held by the public accrues and when the government issues bonds, notes, debentures, monetary credits, or other cash-equivalent instruments in order to liquidate obligations. Also, under credit reform, the...
Page 38 - Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Page 28 - Foreign Assistance, Disaster Recovery Program Addressed Intended Pur-poses, but USAID Needs Greater Flexibility to Improve Its Response Capability, GAO-02-787 (Washington, DC: July 24, 2002).
Page 45 - ... price that is not subject to any adjustment on the basis of the contractor's cost experience in performing the contract. This contract type places upon the contractor maximum risk and full responsibility for all costs and resulting profit or loss.

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David Gootnick is a principal with David Gootnick Associates, a management training and development firm. He is a nationally recognized authority in management and has written several books, including Even You Can Give a Talk.

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