Heritage at Risk

Cultural heritage is at risk from neglect, natural disasters and human acts of ignorance or malice. Risk preparedness and effective response to damage or disaster are central to the conservation of cultural heritage, and to enhance societal wellbeing.


The ICOMOS International Committee on Risk Preparedness (ICORP)

ICORP is an international scientific committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites /Conseil International des Monuments et des Sites (ICOMOS). The members of ICORP are active in preventing damage and destruction of cultural heritage, and responding to disasters. ICORP's website: WWW.ICORP

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