4th Thematic area : Climate change, natural and other hazards and cultural heritage

  • Earthquake disasters, storm and flood disasters
  • Threats to cultural heritage by global climate change
  • Uncontrolled urban development and environmental pollution threatening cultural heritage
  • Wars, ethnic conflicts, barbaric acts of destruction, pillage as threats to cultural heritage
  • Disaster risk management regarding natural and cultural heritage
  • Incentives for risk management and mitigation
  • Building resilience of cultural heritage to cultural disasters by cities and regions
  • Initiatives to improve the protection and conservation of Heritage sites facing natural disasters and climate change