Emergency Stabilization of the Alha Mosque

Soqotra, Yemen

Amount $ 15K

Years 2020 - 2021

Operator World Monuments Fund

Type of grant Emergency relief

(c) WMF

The Alha Mosque is one of the rare standing monuments in Soqotra, best known for its outstandingnatural heritage. The Mosque has been exposed to neglect and weathering, leading to significantdeterioration that has accelerated in the past decade. This emergency project to begin the restoration ofthe Mosque is documenting, assessing, and undertaking urgent conservation measures in view of a fullrehabilitation in the near future.