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Compounding crisis spaces of the international in post crisis reconstruction

Compounding Crisis: Spaces of the International in post-crisis reconstruction

Lisa SmirlCentre for International StudiesUniversity of Cambridge


Compound for USAID and US Department of State. Afghanistan - Designed by The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Berger) in joint venture with PAE Government Systems (PAE-Berger) N.B. This is a semi-permanent structure

http://www.acecmw.org/eea/2004_05/honorable_mention.htm



Section i

Section I (IHC)

Form and Function of the International Humanitarian Compound (IHC)


Caption: A vehicle leaves the United Nations compound in Mogadishu. (http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/africa/10/23/un.somalia/)


Caption: Civilians died in clashes right outside the UN compound, which is now protected by the French.

Pictures of the UN Peackeeping compound in Bunia, DRC (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/pop_ups/03/africa_keeping_the_peace/html/2.stm)


Watchtowers
Watchtowers compound, which is now protected by the French.

Blackwater watch tower, Kabul(Below) (http://lh4.google.com/roychild/Rscqxzk-wVE/AAAAAAAAAvs/Fz2uN3SvcjU/s160-c/2007_08_10_KabulCampGibson.jpg)

Caption (above): A U.S. soldier with E Company, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment stands guard in one of several towers around the United Nations compound (Aug. 11, 2005. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Andrew A. Miller http://www.defendamerica.mil/articles/aug2005/a082605la3.html)


UNMIK HQ - Pristina, Kosovo compound, which is now protected by the French.www.mtcowgirl.us


Only a few examples of agencies that use compounds
Only a few examples of agencies that use compounds… compound, which is now protected by the French.


The fortress
The fortress compound, which is now protected by the French.

UNMIK HQ - Pristina, Kosovowww.mtcowgirl.us

MONUC HQ towers above surrounding shanties in Bunia, DRC, towers above its surroundings (above)


Jeremy Bentham compound, which is now protected by the French.’s Panopticon

(http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Panopticon.jpg)


US Embassy Oslo compound, which is now protected by the French.http://www.usa.no/embassy/embsec.html?print=1


Example of compound, which is now protected by the French.‘set back’ - US Embassy Oslo


US Embassy - Ottawa compound, which is now protected by the French.


compound, which is now protected by the French.The longer I work out here, the shorter my patience gets.The more relaxed and laissez faire the society seems to be, the tighter the restrictions that are placed on our lifestyle. While we are expanding the project exponentially, our living and working quarters have been constricted with impregnable fences erected as added security. I used to look out through our razor wire fences as the crowded IDP buses whizzed by the cow-herds walking to feed by the women carrying firewood on their heads. I used to like to say to myself, “Now this is Darfur”, as I reflected upon the pulse of the road. Now we have a giant wall of sand. It has (un)ceremoniously symbolized the blanket which numbs all imagination, adventure, and uniquity which initially compels one to come to such a place.” - from http://www.mattsiller.com/blog/, June 23, 2007


The camp
The Camp compound, which is now protected by the French.

ISAF Camp Warehouse - east of Kabul (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Warehouse)


Camp Gibson (Dyncorp) Kabul compound, which is now protected by the French.http://lh4.google.com/roychild/RscqxzkwVE/AAAAAAAAAvs/Fz2uN3SvcjU/s160c/2007_08_10_KabulCampGibson.jpg


Camp Gibson (Dyncorp) Kabul compound, which is now protected by the French.http://lh4.google.com/roychild/RscqxzkwVE/AAAAAAAAAvs/Fz2uN3SvcjU/s160c/2007_08_10_KabulCampGibson.jpg


Cappos at Gitmo? Starbucks has come under fire for franchising inside military bases such as Guantanamo bay (http://forum.mpacuk.org/showthread.php?t=24128)


The gated community
The Gated Community franchising inside military bases such as Guantanamo bay

Example of a gated community, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Saskatoon_gated_community.JPG


Spaces of (im)mobility: UN development compound franchising inside military bases such as Guantanamo bay (claims to show US Diplomatic Service Personnel evacuating international from Haiti http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?t=96495)


Thank you

Thank you. franchising inside military bases such as Guantanamo bay

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