1.         Churches of ChiloĆ© (Chile) (C 971)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  2000

Criteria  (ii)(iii)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger  N/A

Previous Committee Decisions  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/971/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 2002-2002)
Total amount approved: USD 50,000
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/971/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

N/A

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/971/

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 2002

N/A

Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and ICCROM

N/A

Decision Adopted: 26 COM 21B.40

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Commends the State Party for the rapidity of its intervention and for the detailed study provided summarizing the important damage caused by the winds;

2. Recommends that the requested emergency assistance be granted in order to finalize the work as soon as possible;

3. Requests the State Party to submit by 1 February 2003, a detailed progress report on the restoration works, for examination at its 27th session in June/July 2003.

Decision Adopted: 26 BUR XII.114-115

XII.114 The Bureau noted that on 14 March 2002, a 156 km/h wind struck the Grande Island of Chiloé causing important damage to the Churches of Chiloé :

XII.115 Following additional information provided by the State Party, the Bureau commended the State Party for the rapidity of its intervention, and requested a detailed report to be submitted to the 26th session of the Committee on the state of the site and the state of advancement of the restoration work being undertaken.