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State of Conservation (SOC)

Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)

Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)
  Morocco
Date of Inscription: 2001
Nomination records (Year): 1995, 2000
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iv)
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Threats*
  • Commercial development
  • Erosion and siltation/ deposition
  • Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community
  • Input of excess energy
  • Major linear utilities
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Solid waste
  • Water (rain/water table)
  • Wind
  • Other Threats:

    The general state of conservation of the property is a cause for concern



* : 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.