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The Department of Treasury is seeking to order survival kits for all of its employees who oversee the federal banking system, according to a new solicitation. The emergency supplies would be for every employee at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), which conducts on-site reviews of banks throughout the country. The survival kit includes everything from water purification tablets to solar blankets. The government is willing to spend up to $200,000 on the kits, according to the solicitation released on Dec. 4. The survival kits must come in a fanny-pack or backpack that can fit all of the items, including a 33-piece personal first aid kit with “decongestant tablets,” a variety of bandages, and medicines. The kits must also include a “reusable solar blanket” 52 by 84 inches long, a 2,400-calorie food bar, “50 water purification tablets,” a “dust mask,” “one-size fits all poncho with hood,” a rechargeable lantern with built-in radio, and an “Air-Aid emergency mask” for protection against airborne viruses.
originally posted by: jefwane
They may know something is coming but the most likely answer is that someone in procurement for that agency or on the house panel that funds it has someone close to them selling survival goods and it's just more pork.
originally posted by: chrismarco
a reply to: gmoneystunt
And by the looks of that amount it should last them a few days..I suspect this is for some natural disaster plan. We have plans at work that are similar but are referred to as a Coop plan or Continuity of Operation...makes sense..I think all companies should have one...