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States Parties
Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
aflaj irrigation systems of omanAflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman oman Oman 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
abu menaAbu Mena egypt Egypt 2009 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
air and tenere natural reservesAir and Ténéré Natural Reserves niger Niger 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Poverty
Yes
ancient ksour of ouadane, chinguetti, tichitt and oualataAncient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata mauritania Mauritania 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
ancient city of damascusAncient City of Damascus syrian arab republic Syrian Arab Republic 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Poor state of conservation
No
ancient thebes with its necropolisAncient Thebes with its Necropolis egypt Egypt 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
archaeological site of cyreneArchaeological Site of Cyrene libya Libya 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Inadequate on-site security and control systems
No
archaeological site of panamá viejo and historic district of panamáArchaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá panama Panama 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Severe deterioration of historic buildings that threatens the Outstanding universal value of the property
No
ashur (qal'at sherqat)Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) iraq Iraq 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Fragile mud brick structures
Yes
auschwitz birkenau german nazi concentration and extermination camp (1940-1945)Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
poland Poland 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Slow process of consultation with local communities.
No
bagrati cathedral and gelati monasteryBagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery georgia Georgia 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: General need for interior and exterior conservation work on the monuments
No
bahla fortBahla Fort oman Oman 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Deterioration of the earthen structures of the Fort
No
bam and its cultural landscapeBam and its Cultural Landscape iran (islamic republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of) 2009 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
banc d'arguin national parkBanc d'Arguin National Park mauritania Mauritania 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
białowieża forestBiałowieża Forest belarus,poland Belarus
Poland
2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: a) Alterations of the hydrological regime; b) Border fence impeding mammal movements
No
borobudur temple compoundsBorobudur Temple Compounds indonesia Indonesia 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
brasiliaBrasilia brazil Brazil 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
butrintButrint albania Albania 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Slow progress on the implementation of the recommendations of the joint missions
No
champaner-pavagadh archaeological parkChampaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park india India 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
chan chan archaeological zoneChan Chan Archaeological Zone peru Peru 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Continuous deterioration of earthen architecture structures and decorated surfaces from lack of conservation and maintenance practices
Yes
chavin (archaeological site)Chavin (Archaeological Site) peru Peru 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
city of graz – historic centre and schloss eggenbergCity of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg austria Austria 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
city of vallettaCity of Valletta malta Malta 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
colonial city of santo domingoColonial City of Santo Domingo dominican republic Dominican Republic 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
comoe national parkComoé National Park cote d'ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 2009 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
coro and its portCoro and its Port venezuela (bolivarian republic of) Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: a) Serious deterioration of materials and structuresb) Deterioration of the architectural and urban coherence and integrity of the property
Yes
cultural landscape of sintraCultural Landscape of Sintra portugal Portugal 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: b) Lack of conservation of parks and palaces;
No
dja faunal reserveDja Faunal Reserve cameroon Cameroon 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
djoudj national bird sanctuaryDjoudj National Bird Sanctuary senegal Senegal 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Salinisation of soils
No
fort and shalamar gardens in lahoreFort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore pakistan Pakistan 2009 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
fortifications on the caribbean side of panama: portobelo-san lorenzoFortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo panama Panama 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Deterioration and destruction of the fabric of the property by environmental factors, lack of maintenance, as well as polluted water
No
galápagos islandsGalápagos Islands ecuador Ecuador 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: h) Educational reform not implemented
Yes
garamba national parkGaramba National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2009 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
group of monuments at hampiGroup of Monuments at Hampi india India 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic areas of istanbulHistoric Areas of Istanbul turkey Turkey 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areaslack of impact studies before large-scale developments are implemented
No
historic cairoHistoric Cairo egypt Egypt 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Dilapidated infrastructure; Neglect and lack of maintenance
No
historic centre (old town) of tallinnHistoric Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn estonia Estonia 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Impact of the transportation of hazardous materials to the Old Town
No
historic centre of limaHistoric Centre of Lima peru Peru 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic centre of mexico city and xochimilcoHistoric Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco mexico Mexico 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic centre of naplesHistoric Centre of Naples italy Italy 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: lack of continuous maintenance of the urban fabric
No
historic centre of pragueHistoric Centre of Prague czech republic Czech Republic 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic centre of saint petersburg and related groups of monumentsHistoric Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments russian federation Russian Federation 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic centres of berat and gjirokastraHistoric Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra albania Albania 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: a) Fire; b) Lack of specific monitoring indicator; c) Lack of adequate firefighting arrangements in the historic urban zone; d) Lack of a programme of archaeological excavation
No
historic quarter of the city of colonia del sacramentoHistoric Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento uruguay Uruguay 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic sanctuary of machu picchuHistoric Sanctuary of Machu Picchu peru Peru 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic town of zabidHistoric Town of Zabid yemen Yemen 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: a) Serious degradation of the city’s heritage (many houses and the ancient souq are in an alarming deterioration state);
Yes
historical monuments at makli, thattaHistorical Monuments at Makli, Thatta pakistan Pakistan 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: a) Significant decay of the property caused by local climatic conditions and alluvial erosionb) Stability of the foundations (earth mechanics) of the Jam Nizamuddin tombd) Lack of monitoring
No
historical monuments of mtskhetaHistorical Monuments of Mtskheta georgia Georgia 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: f) Loss of authenticity
No
humberstone and santa laura saltpeter worksHumberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works chile Chile 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: a) Extremely fragile nature of the industrial buildings that were constructed using local materials such as timber for frames, corrugated iron sheets for roofs and some walls, in addition to stucco and lightweight constructionb) Lack of maintenance over the past 40 years c) Corrosion of metal cladding and dismantlement of some of the structural elements. A few buildings, such as the Leaching house, are liable to structural collapse if no support is givend) Very little conservation work carried out
Yes
island of mozambiqueIsland of Mozambique mozambique Mozambique 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Growing number of collapsed or seriously dilapidated buildings;
No
island of saint-louisIsland of Saint-Louis senegal Senegal 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Extremely poor state of conservation of numerous derelict buildings endangering occupants;
No
kasbah of algiersKasbah of Algiers algeria Algeria 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: b) Lack of maintenance of dwelling places;
No
keoladeo national parkKeoladeo National Park india India 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
kizhi pogostKizhi Pogost russian federation Russian Federation 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Structural integrity of the Church of the Transfiguration
No
ksar of ait-ben-haddouKsar of Ait-Ben-Haddou morocco Morocco 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: a) Partial abandonment of the property;
No
l'viv – the ensemble of the historic centreL'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre ukraine Ukraine 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
lake baikalLake Baikal russian federation Russian Federation 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
lamu old townLamu Old Town kenya Kenya 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Fire
No
liverpool – maritime mercantile cityLiverpool – Maritime Mercantile City united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
los katios national parkLos Katíos National Park colombia Colombia 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
lumbini, the birthplace of the lord buddhaLumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha nepal Nepal 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: b) Impact on the archaeological remains, as well as on the visual integrity of the property by the Maya Devi Temple constructed in 2002
No
maya site of copanMaya Site of Copan honduras Honduras 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Deterioration of construction materials due to natural decay phenomena
No
medieval monuments in kosovoMedieval Monuments in Kosovo serbia Serbia 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: e) Unsatisfactory state of conservation and maintenance of the property
Yes
melaka and george town, historic cities of the straits of malaccaMelaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca malaysia Malaysia 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
minaret and archaeological remains of jamMinaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam afghanistan Afghanistan 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: b) Inclination of the Minaret;
Yes
mount nimba strict nature reserveMount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve cote d'ivoire,guinea Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea
2009 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
natural and culturo-historical region of kotorNatural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor montenegro Montenegro 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
natural system of wrangel island reserveNatural System of Wrangel Island Reserve russian federation Russian Federation 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
old city of jerusalem and its wallsOld City of Jerusalem and its Walls jerusalem (site proposed by jordan)Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan) 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: a) Natural risk factorse) Deterioration of monuments
Yes
old city of salamancaOld City of Salamanca spain Spain 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
old town of galle and its fortificationsOld Town of Galle and its Fortifications sri lanka Sri Lanka 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
old town of lijiangOld Town of Lijiang china China 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: a) Progressive loss of integrity and authenticity
No
palace of westminster and westminster abbey including saint margaret’s churchPalace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
parthian fortresses of nisaParthian Fortresses of Nisa turkmenistan Turkmenistan 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
pirin national parkPirin National Park bulgaria Bulgaria 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
pre-hispanic city of teotihuacanPre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan mexico Mexico 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
pyrenees - mont perduPyrénées - Mont Perdu france,spain France
Spain
2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
rice terraces of the philippine cordillerasRice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras philippines Philippines 2009 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
rio plátano biosphere reserveRío Plátano Biosphere Reserve honduras Honduras 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
robben islandRobben Island south africa South Africa 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: d) Difficulties with operational aspects of maintenance and conservation implementation including lack of preventive maintenance funding and programminge) Lack of appropriate conservation of the built heritage
No
rock drawings in valcamonicaRock Drawings in Valcamonica italy Italy 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
rock-hewn churches, lalibelaRock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela ethiopia Ethiopia 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Geological and architectural characteristics of the churches.
No
ruins of kilwa kisiwani and ruins of songo mnaraRuins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara tanzania, united republic of Tanzania, United Republic of 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Deterioration of the architectural heritage fabric
Yes
ruins of the buddhist vihara at paharpurRuins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur bangladesh Bangladesh 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
rwenzori mountains national parkRwenzori Mountains National Park uganda Uganda 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
salonga national parkSalonga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2009 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
san agustin archaeological parkSan Agustín Archaeological Park colombia Colombia 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: State of conservation of the fabric of monolithic sculpture
No
sangiran early man siteSangiran Early Man Site indonesia Indonesia 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
selous game reserveSelous Game Reserve tanzania, united republic of Tanzania, United Republic of 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
stonehenge, avebury and associated sitesStonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
temple of preah vihearTemple of Preah Vihear cambodia Cambodia 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
timbuktuTimbuktu mali Mali 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Lack of adequate maintenance of the buildings.
No
tipasaTipasa algeria Algeria 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
tokaj wine region historic cultural landscapeTokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape hungary Hungary 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
tower of londonTower of London united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
town of luang prabangTown of Luang Prabang lao people's democratic republic Lao People's Democratic Republic 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
tyreTyre lebanon Lebanon 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Insufficient maintenance
No
um er-rasas (kastrom mefa'a)Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) jordan Jordan 2009 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Unstable structures and lack of security
No
vilnius historic centreVilnius Historic Centre lithuania Lithuania 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
virgin komi forestsVirgin Komi Forests russian federation Russian Federation 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
vredefort domeVredefort Dome south africa South Africa 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No
walled city of baku with the shirvanshah's palace and maiden towerWalled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2009 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
western caucasusWestern Caucasus russian federation Russian Federation 2009 Management systems/ management plan, No


* : 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.