Accession Number:

AD1141041

Title:

Gamberi Afghan National Army Garrison: Site Grading and Infrastructure Maintenance Problems Put Facilities at Risk

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Other]

Corporate Author:

SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION ARLINGTON VA

Report Date:

2012-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20

Abstract:

The Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, through the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund, provided 129.8 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE, Afghanistan Engineer District-NorthTAN to construct an Afghan National Army ANA garrison in Gamberi, located in Nangarhar province on Afghanistans eastern border. As part of its inspections program, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction SIGARconducted an inspection to follow upon actions USACE-TAN took in response to an open recommendation in SIGAR Audit-10-10, ANA Garrison at Gamberi Appears Well Built Overall but Some Construction Issues Need to Be Addressed, dated April 30, 2010.During that audit, SIGAR found several problems with flood control measures, site grading, and a deteriorating bridge. For example, SIGAR reported that the poor grading at the construction site could result in the accumulation of water around buildings and, if not addressed, could lead to flooding after a significant rainfall.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]