Ensuring Adequate Documentation of Costs to Support Claims For Disaster Recovery Assistance

Best Practice
Approved by GFOA's Executive Board: 
January 2010

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) urges provincial and local government financial managers to take all necessary steps to ensure that they will be able to collect and maintain adequate documentation on disaster-related costs to support maximum reimbursement from all levels of government that offer such assistance, including the following: