ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives Weekly Report 37 (April 20, 2015)


Michael D. Danti, Cheikhmous Ali, Tate Paulette, Kathryn Franklin, Allison Cuneo, LeeAnn Barnes Gordon, and David Elitzer

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Key points from this report:

  • The DGAM has posted its Q1 2015 heritage damage report, titled Initial Damages Assessment for Syrian Cultural Heritage During the Crisis, which details damage in 8 of 14 governorates, including 60 heritage places and approximately 117 incidents listed by damage type. A summary produced by ASOR CHI is provided here. (p. 2, Table 1)

* This report is based on research conducted by the “Syria Preservation Initiative: Planning for Safeguarding Heritage Sites in Syria." Weekly reports reflect reporting from a variety of sources and may contain unverified material. As such, they should be treated as preliminary and subject to change.

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