Directly in Danger

Sites that were registered as WHS and listed on the Danger List simultaneously.

A special subgroup of these are sites that were processed following the "Emergency Procedure" in the Operational guidelines.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Ancient Kingdom of Saba As an Emergency Nomination, at the Jan 2023 Extraordinary session
Angkor "Given the unique situation in Cambodia, which, in accordance with the Paris Accords, has been placed under the temporary administration of the United Nations since July 1991" (WHC report 1992)
Ashur Emergency Inscription
Bam Cultural Landscape Emergency Inscription, after Earthquake Dec 26 2003
Bamiyan Valley 2001 Buddha statues destroyed, 2003 inscribed and placed in danger
Battir Emergency Inscription
Bethlehem Emergency Inscription
Chan Chan
Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town Emergency Inscription
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works 2005: "to allow support to be given to finding ways to carry out urgent necessary consolidation work to vulnerable structures"
Kotor Right after earthquakes in April and May 1979
Minaret of Jam Emergency Inscription
Nan Madol
Odesa As an Emergency Nomination, at the Jan 2023 Extraordinary session
Rachid Karami International Fair-Tripoli At the Extraordinary session of Jan 2023 (Emergency Nomination).
Royal Palaces of Abomey After Tornado Mar 15 1984 - normal procedure after that
Roșia Montană Due to the imminent threat of resumption of mining


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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source