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State of Conservation (SOC)

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States Parties
Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
air and tenere natural reservesAir and Ténéré Natural Reserves niger Niger 1996 Illegal activities, War, Yes
aksumAksum ethiopia Ethiopia 1996 Management systems/ management plan, No
ancient city of damascusAncient City of Damascus syrian arab republic Syrian Arab Republic 1996 Management activities, No
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 1996 Human resources, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
arabian oryx sanctuaryArabian Oryx Sanctuary oman Oman 1996 Illegal activities, Legal framework, Localised utilities, Management systems/ management plan, No
archaeological sites of bat, al-khutm and al-aynArchaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn oman Oman 1996 Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Several repairs or preventive measures needed
No
asante traditional buildingsAsante Traditional Buildings ghana Ghana 1996 Human resources, Land conversion, Pests, Water (rain/water table), No
auschwitz birkenau german nazi concentration and extermination camp (1940-1945)Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
poland Poland 1996 Commercial development, Localised utilities, No
baalbekBaalbek lebanon Lebanon 1996 Ground transport infrastructure, Relative humidity, Water (rain/water table), No
bahla fortBahla Fort oman Oman 1996 Management activities,
Other Threats: Degradation of the structures
Yes
butrintButrint albania Albania 1996 Financial resources,
Other Threats: Need for monitoring of the situation at the site
No
canadian rocky mountain parksCanadian Rocky Mountain Parks canada Canada 1996 Mining, No
chan chan archaeological zoneChan Chan Archaeological Zone peru Peru 1996 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Land conversion, Yes
city of cuzcoCity of Cuzco peru Peru 1996 Housing, Management systems/ management plan, No
city of potosiCity of Potosí bolivia (plurinational state of) Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 1996 Human resources, Management activities, Mining, Surface water pollution, No
complex of hue monumentsComplex of Hué Monuments viet nam Viet Nam 1996 Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
durmitor national parkDurmitor National Park montenegro Montenegro 1996 Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Surface water pollution,
Other Threats: Fire
No
everglades national parkEverglades National Park united states of america United States of America 1996 Crop production, Housing, Industrial areas, Storms, Surface water pollution, Water infrastructure, Yes
fasil ghebbi, gondar regionFasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region ethiopia Ethiopia 1996
Other Threats: No threat to the property
No
galápagos islandsGalápagos Islands ecuador Ecuador 1996 Financial resources, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive / alien marine species, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
garamba national parkGaramba National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1996 Civil unrest, Illegal activities, No
great zimbabwe national monumentGreat Zimbabwe National Monument zimbabwe Zimbabwe 1996
Other Threats: Collapse of walls
No
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 1996 Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Marine transport infrastructure, No
historic ensemble of the potala palace, lhasaHistoric Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa china China 1996 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Housing, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Relative humidity, Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses, No
historic sanctuary of machu picchuHistoric Sanctuary of Machu Picchu peru Peru 1996 Ground transport infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
historic town of zabidHistoric Town of Zabid yemen Yemen 1996 Erosion and siltation/ deposition, Management activities, Relative humidity, Solid waste, No
huascarán national parkHuascarán National Park peru Peru 1996 Ground transport infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
ichkeul national parkIchkeul National Park tunisia Tunisia 1996 Air pollution, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Subsistence hunting, Water (rain/water table), Water infrastructure, No
kasbah of algiersKasbah of Algiers algeria Algeria 1996 Human resources, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1996 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Land conversion, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
khami ruins national monumentKhami Ruins National Monument zimbabwe Zimbabwe 1996 Financial resources, Housing, Human resources, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for structural stabilization and repair of collapsed sections of walls
No
lower valley of the awashLower Valley of the Awash ethiopia Ethiopia 1996 Human resources, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan, No
lower valley of the omoLower Valley of the Omo ethiopia Ethiopia 1996 Erosion and siltation/ deposition, No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1996 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
Yes
mount huangshanMount Huangshan china China 1996 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Solid waste, No
mount nimba strict nature reserveMount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve cote d'ivoire,guinea Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea
1996 Financial resources, Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, Mining, Yes
mountain resort and its outlying temples, chengdeMountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde china China 1996 Air pollution, Housing, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Many buildings in a bad state of conservation
No
old city of dubrovnikOld City of Dubrovnik croatia Croatia 1996 Earthquake, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
palaces and parks of potsdam and berlinPalaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin germany Germany 1996 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
peking man site at zhoukoudianPeking Man Site at Zhoukoudian china China 1996 Financial resources, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Lack of maintenance ; Halt of site excavations
No
plitvice lakes national parkPlitvice Lakes National Park croatia Croatia 1996 Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation,
Other Threats: Neglected Park infrastructure
Yes
rio plátano biosphere reserveRío Plátano Biosphere Reserve honduras Honduras 1996 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, No
rock-hewn churches, lalibelaRock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela ethiopia Ethiopia 1996 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Water (rain/water table), No
roman monuments, cathedral of st peter and church of our lady in trierRoman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier germany Germany 1996 Housing, No
sangay national parkSangay National Park ecuador Ecuador 1996 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
simien national parkSimien National Park ethiopia Ethiopia 1996 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
No
škocjan cavesŠkocjan Caves slovenia Slovenia 1996 Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
srebarna nature reserveSrebarna Nature Reserve bulgaria Bulgaria 1996 Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Surface water pollution, Water (extraction) , Water infrastructure,
Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
Yes
taos puebloTaos Pueblo united states of america United States of America 1996 Air transport infrastructure, No
tiyaTiya ethiopia Ethiopia 1996 Management systems/ management plan, No
town of luang prabangTown of Luang Prabang lao people's democratic republic Lao People's Democratic Republic 1996 Housing, Legal framework, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
vilnius historic centreVilnius Historic Centre lithuania Lithuania 1996 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for a comprehensive rehabilitation programme
No
virunga national parkVirunga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1996 Civil unrest, Financial resources, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Mining, Yes
whale sanctuary of el vizcainoWhale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino mexico Mexico 1996 Localised utilities, Marine transport infrastructure, No
wieliczka and bochnia royal salt minesWieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines poland Poland 1996 Relative humidity, Water (rain/water table),
Other Threats: Gradual degradation
Yes
yellowstone national parkYellowstone National Park united states of america United States of America 1996 Forestry /wood production, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive / alien freshwater species, Mining, Oil and gas, Renewable energy facilities, Surface water pollution,
Other Threats: Infection threat to bison population
Yes


* : 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.