Local Conditions

Local conditions refer to unforeseeable conditions beyond the control and without the fault of the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) or the program agency, such as: act of God, fire, flood, severe weather, epidemic, quarantine restriction, explosion, sabotage, act of war, act of terrorism, riot, civil commotion, lapse of the statutory authority of Treasury to raise cash through the issuance of Treasury debt instruments, disruption or failure of the Treasury electronic communication systems, closure of the federal government or any unforeseen or unscheduled closure or evacuation of the offices of the Bureau of the Fiscal Service or the program agency.