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State of Conservation (SOC)

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  • Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves (1996)
    Niger
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Illegal activities War
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  • Aksum (1996)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ancient City of Damascus (1996)
    Syrian Arab Republic
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Management activities
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  • Angkor (1996)
    Cambodia
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Human resources Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Arabian Oryx Sanctuary (1996)
    Oman
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Illegal activities Legal framework Localised utilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn (1996)
    Oman
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Several repairs or preventive measures needed
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Asante Traditional Buildings (1996)
    Ghana
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B
    Threats*:Human resources Land conversion Pests Water (rain/water table)
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  • Auschwitz Birkenau
    German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945) (1996)

    Poland
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Commercial development Localised utilities
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  • Baalbek (1996)
    Lebanon
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Relative humidity Water (rain/water table)
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  • Bahla Fort (1996)
    Oman
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Degradation of the structures
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Management activities
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  • Butrint (1996)
    Albania
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Need for monitoring of the situation at the site
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Financial resources
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  • Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks (1996)
    Canada
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Mining
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  • Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (1996)
    Peru
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Land conversion
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  • City of Cuzco (1996)
    Peru
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Housing Management systems/ management plan
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  • City of Potosí (1996)
    Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Human resources Management activities Mining Surface water pollution
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  • Complex of Hué Monuments (1996)
    Viet Nam
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Durmitor National Park (1996)
    Montenegro
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Fire
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan Surface water pollution
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  • Everglades National Park (1996)
    United States of America
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Crop production Housing Industrial areas Storms Surface water pollution Water infrastructure
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  • Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region (1996)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: No threat to the property
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:
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  • Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions (1996)
    Ghana
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Salt-laden atmosphere
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B
    Threats*:Erosion and siltation/ deposition Housing Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table) Wind
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  • Galápagos Islands (1996)
    Ecuador
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/INF.13,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Financial resources Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien terrestrial species Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Garamba National Park (1996)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Civil unrest Illegal activities
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  • Great Zimbabwe National Monument (1996)
    Zimbabwe
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Collapse of walls
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:
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  • Ha Long Bay (1996)
    Viet Nam
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Marine transport infrastructure
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  • Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (1996)
    China
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Housing Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management activities Management systems/ management plan Relative humidity Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses
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  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (1996)
    Peru
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Town of Zabid (1996)
    Yemen
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Erosion and siltation/ deposition Management activities Relative humidity Solid waste
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  • Huascarán National Park (1996)
    Peru
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ichkeul National Park (1996)
    Tunisia
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Air pollution Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Subsistence hunting Water (rain/water table) Water infrastructure
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  • Kasbah of Algiers (1996)
    Algeria
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Human resources Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Kathmandu Valley  (1996)
    Nepal
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Housing Land conversion Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Khami Ruins National Monument (1996)
    Zimbabwe
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Need for structural stabilization and repair of collapsed sections of walls
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Financial resources Housing Human resources Management systems/ management plan
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  • Komodo National Park (1996)
    Indonesia
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B
    Threats*:Fire (widlfires) Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Lower Valley of the Awash (1996)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Human resources Interpretative and visitation facilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Lower Valley of the Omo (1996)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Erosion and siltation/ deposition
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  • Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (1996)
    India
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Civil unrest Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion
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  • Medina of Fez (1996)
    Morocco
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Ground transport infrastructure Housing
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  • Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls (1996)
    Zambia
    Zimbabwe
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B
    Threats*:Water infrastructure
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  • Mount Huangshan (1996)
    China
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Solid waste
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  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (1996)
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Guinea
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Financial resources Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan Mining
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  • Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde (1996)
    China
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Many buildings in a bad state of conservation
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Air pollution Housing Management systems/ management plan
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  • Old City of Dubrovnik (1996)
    Croatia
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Earthquake Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (1996)
    Germany
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Housing Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian (1996)
    China
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Lack of maintenance ; Halt of site excavations
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Financial resources Interpretative and visitation facilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Petra (1996)
    Jordan
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Conservation of antiquities
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B
    Threats*:Commercial development Ground transport infrastructure Housing Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management activities Management systems/ management plan Solid waste
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  • Plitvice Lakes National Park (1996)
    Croatia
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Neglected Park infrastructure
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/INF.14,WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
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  • Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve (1996)
    Honduras
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion
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  • Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela (1996)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Management activities Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table)
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  • Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier (1996)
    Germany
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara (1996)
    Tanzania, United Republic of
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: General poor state of conservation
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B
    Threats*:Erosion and siltation/ deposition Housing Illegal activities Invasive/alien terrestrial species Land conversion Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan
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  • Sangay National Park (1996)
    Ecuador
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan
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  • Simien National Park (1996)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 1996
    Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Land conversion
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  • Škocjan Caves (1996)
    Slovenia
    Year: 1996
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07B
    Threats*:Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Srebarna Nature Reserve (1996)
    Bulgaria
    Year: 1996
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
    Document Source: WHC.96/CONF.202/02B,WHC.96/CONF.201/07A
    Threats*:Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Surface water pollution Water (extraction) Water infrastructure
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* : 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.