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State of Conservation (SOC)

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  • Abu Mena (2008)
    Egypt
    Year: 2008
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7A
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table)
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  • Ancient City of Damascus (2008)
    Syrian Arab Republic
    Year: 2008
    Other Threats: Poor state of conservation
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add
    Threats*:Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (2008)
    Egypt
    Year: 2008
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add2
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Flooding Housing Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Land conversion Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table)
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  • Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) (2008)
    Iraq
    Year: 2008
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Fragile mud brick structures;
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7A
    Threats*:Flooding Management systems/ management plan Water infrastructure
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  • Bahla Fort (2008)
    Oman
    Year: 2008
    Other Threats: Deterioration of the earthen structures of the Fort;
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B
    Threats*:Commercial development Housing Legal framework Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Banc d'Arguin National Park (2008)
    Mauritania
    Year: 2008
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Financial resources Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Human resources Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Oil and gas
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  • Historic Cairo (2008)
    Egypt
    Year: 2008
    Other Threats: Dilapidated infrastructure; Neglect and lack of maintenance
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B
    Threats*:Housing Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table)
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  • Historic Town of Zabid (2008)
    Yemen
    Year: 2008
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: a) Serious degradation of the city’s heritage (many houses and the ancient souk are in an alarming deterioration state)d) Lack of conservation measures and supportive developments.
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7A
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Illegal activities Land conversion Management activities
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  • Ichkeul National Park (2008)
    Tunisia
    Year: 2008
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table) Water infrastructure
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  • M'Zab Valley (2008)
    Algeria
    Year: 2008
    Other Threats: Degradation of the environment
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B
    Threats*:Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Flooding Ground water pollution Housing Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Management systems/ management plan
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  • Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) (2008)
    Morocco
    Year: 2008
    Other Threats: a) Progressive deterioration of the built area b) Continuous collapse of buildingsc) Major deterioration of the maritime part of the fortifications of the Medina
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B
    Threats*:Commercial development Solid waste
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  • Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls (2008)
    Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan)
    Year: 2008
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: a) Natural risk factors b) Deterioration of monuments
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7A.Add.2
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Governance High impact research / monitoring activities Housing Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Management systems/ management plan
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  • Samarra Archaeological City (2008)
    Iraq
    Year: 2008
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7A
    Threats*:War
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  • Tipasa (2008)
    Algeria
    Year: 2008
    Other Threats: poor conservation conditions for the archaeological remains
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Erosion and siltation/ deposition Housing Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Invasive/alien terrestrial species Management activities Management systems/ management plan Marine transport infrastructure
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  • Tyre (2008)
    Lebanon
    Year: 2008
    Other Threats: Insufficient maintenance
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B
    Threats*:Housing Illegal activities Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (2008)
    Jordan
    Year: 2008
    Other Threats: Unstable structures and lack of security
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add
    Threats*:Interpretative and visitation facilities Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) (2008)
    Egypt
    Year: 2008
    Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.