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State of Conservation

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States Parties
Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
historic town of zabidHistoric Town of Zabid yemen Yemen 2015 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Housing, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
old city of sana'aOld City of Sana'a yemen Yemen 2015 Civil unrest, Housing, Land conversion, Management activities,
Other Threats: Functional decay of the residential neighborhoods
old walled city of shibamOld Walled City of Shibam yemen Yemen 2015 Civil unrest, Flooding,
Other Threats: Poor maintenance
socotra archipelagoSocotra Archipelago yemen Yemen 2015 Civil unrest, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Governance, Ground transport infrastructure, Invasive / alien marine species, Legal framework, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Solid waste, No

* : 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.