Effective immediately, contracting officers shall use the attached clause in contracts, task orders, and delivery orders that will require contractor performance of construction or services, or delivery of supplies, in the designated operational area for Operation United Assistance (Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia). In addition, contracting officers shall use the National Interest Action Code for Operation United Assistance "O14E” in Federal Procurement Data System contract action reports for all contracts, task orders, and delivery orders awarded in support of Operation United Assistance efforts.
To the extent feasible, contracting officers shall modify contracts, task orders, and delivery orders awarded on or after September 15, 2014, that require contractor performance or delivery of supplies in the designated operational area for Operation United Assistance to incorporate the attached clause.
On September 15, 2014, the Secretary of Defense authorized the Department of Defense to provide support to the United States Government humanitarian and disaster relief efforts for the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, under the name Operation United Assistance. This deviation mandates use of the Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) to track the movement of contractor and subcontractor employees performing within the designated operational area.
This class deviation remains in effect until incorporated in the FAR or rescinded.