Disasters

Energy group gives €12m to restore L’Aquila basilica

Mayor of earthquake ravaged town praises Eni for “adopting” the national monument

Published online: 04 September 2014

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Iraq and Syria’s cultural heritage face new threat from fanatics

Fears grow that social media savvy Islamic State is exploiting monitors’ lists

Published online: 28 August 2014

Eastern Ukraine’s museums told to hide their collections

The country’s culture ministry has ordered institutions to put their works into storage and asked the media to refrain from calling attention to cultural heritage

Published online: 14 August 2014

Islamic militants destroy Muslim shrine in Mosul

Isis jihadists continue to target holy sites across Iraq

Published online: 26 July 2014

US museums provide emergency support for Syria

Syrian curators, heritage experts and civilians are being trained to secure high-risk collections

Published online: 18 July 2014

Ming and Qing architecture faces ruin after flooding

Ancient Chinese town of Fenghuang hit as severe storms batter the region

Published online: 16 July 2014

 

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