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Across the Middle East and North Africa, warfare has destabilized states, upended communal order, created a massive refugee disaster, and caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. The recent crises in Syria and Iraq have incurred an additional terrible cost as well. In Palmyra, Syria or in Mosul, Iraq, priceless cultural treasures have been destroyed as casualties of the ongoing conflict.
Amal is a mobile and web application designed for the rapid impact assessment of damaged heritage areas, buildings, or artifacts. By collecting data in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, Amal preserves crucial information that can be used to repair or reconstruct damaged heritage.
Amal in Heritage aims to develop a community of trained and vigilant conservators equipped with cutting-edge, cost-effective digital tools for the better management and protection of cultural heritage.
Global Heritage Fund is partnering with the Prince Claus Fund, the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH), the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), and the International Scientific Committee on Risk Preparedness of ICOMOS (ICOMOS-ICORP) to launch the ‘Amal in Heritage’ program.