State of Conservation (SOC)
Site of Palmyra (1997)
Syrian Arab Republic
Other Threats: serious weathering of many stone blocks
Document Source: WHC.97/CONF.204/02B
Threats*:Air pollution Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Ground transport infrastructure Housing Localised utilities Major linear utilities Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Temperature Water (rain/water table)
States PartiesSyrian Arab Republic
ThreatsManagement activities(2) Housing(1) Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure(1) Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure(1) Ground transport infrastructure(1) Localised utilities(1) Major linear utilities(1) Air pollution(1) Temperature(1) Water (rain/water table)(1) Financial resources(1)
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”).