State of Conservation (SOC)

Kasbah of Algiers

Kasbah of Algiers
  Algeria
Date of Inscription: 1992
Nomination records (Year): 1990
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(v)
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Threats*
  • Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system
  • Erosion and siltation/ deposition
  • Land conversion
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Other Threats:

    a) Lack of maintenance of housing; b) Collapse of houses (three dead and others injured in May 2002)



* : 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.