State of Conservation (SOC)
Historic Town of Zabid (2003)
Danger List: Yes
Other Threats: Lack of conservation measures
Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
Threats*: Deliberate destruction of heritage Erosion and siltation/ deposition Housing Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Management activities Management systems/ management plan Relative humidity Solid waste
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”).