1.         Historic Town of Zabid (Yemen) (C 611)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1993

Criteria  (ii)(iv)(vi)

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

Previous Committee Decisions  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/611/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0 (from 1994-1998)
Total amount approved: USD 64,000
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/611/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds

N/A

Previous monitoring missions

N/A

Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/611/

Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 1998

The same mission reported that:

Action Required

After having taken note of the report of the Secretariat, the Bureau invites the Yemeni authorities to prepare an overall management plan in collaboration with the Centre. The Bureau also requests the Centre to study the impact of the new sewer project on the architecture and conservation of buildings of the city.

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1998

N/A

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

N/A

Decision Adopted: 22 BUR V.B.71

After having taken note of the report of the Secretariat, the Bureau invited the Yemeni authorities to prepare an overall management plan in collaboration with the Secretariat. The Bureau also requested the Secretariat to study the impact of the new sewerage project on the architecture and conservation of buildings of the city.