Accession Number:

ADA476121

Title:

Outcome, Cost, and Oversight of Iraq Reconstruction Contract W914NS-04-D-0006

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-01-28

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

In March 2004, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, on behalf of the Coalition Provisional Authority CPA, awarded Parsons Delaware, Inc. Parsons a cost-plus-award-fee contract W9l4NS-04-D-0006 to provide design and construction services. This contract was one often designbuild construction contracts approved by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Policy and Procurement to provide an overarching framework for procuring designbuild construction services to restore the Iraqi infrastructure. The contracts were issued in defined work sectors, such as the electric sector and the water resources and sanitation sector. This Parsons contract was awarded for projects in the buildings, housing, and health care sectors. The statement of work for each contract was generic and performance based, however, the Parsons contract identified three objectives repair and renovate selected Iraqi ministry buildings that suffered severe looting, vandalism and some fire damage renovate and repair Iraq hospitals to improve functions and cleanliness required of hospitals build new primary health care clinics throughout Iraq. These objectives were to be accomplished by issuing task orders against the basic contract. The government subsequently issued a total of 14 task orders against the contracts 500 million ceiling 11 task orders for construction projects, and 3 task orders for mobilization, program support services, and contract close-out. These were the 11 construction task orders 2 construction task orders to renovate or repair three Iraqi ministry facilities 6 task orders to renovate 20 existing Iraqi hospitals 3 task orders to design and construct 150 Primary Healthcare Centers PHCs The objectives of this audit were to assess 1 the outcome of work initiated under this contract, and 2 adequacy of the internal controls used for contract management.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE