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Summary of Humanitarian Assistance to Gaza - 2012

[Sources: Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Unit (COGAT), Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Jewish Virtual Library]

Summary ... Despite reports to the contrary, Israel maintains an ongoing humanitarian corridor for the transfer of perishable and staple food items to Gaza. This conduit is used by internationally recognized organizations including the United Nations and the Red Cross.

This page was last updated: January 15, 2014

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 23-29 December 2012

  • 1,117 truckloads (33,381 tons) were entered to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 759 tons of cooking gas were transferred.
  • 39 truckloads of goods were exported containing: 32.3 tons of strawberries, 13.7 tons of cherry tomatoes, 3.5 tons of peppers, 1.7 tons of spices, 1,635 plane-trees, and 116,510 flowers.
  • 291 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 281 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 325 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 16-22 December 2012

  • 1,374 truckloads (41,967 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 841 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 38 truckloads of goods were exported containing: 46.24 tons of strawberries, 14.1 tons of cherry tomatoes, 3.5 tons of peppers, 1.7 tons of spices, and 324,530 flowers.
  • 184 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 130 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 366 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 9-15 December 2012

  • 1,520 truckloads (44,266 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 427 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 35 truckloads of goods were exported: 35 trucks of plane-trees (1,865 trees), 3.5 strawberry trucks (24 tons), 1.5 tomato trucks (10 tons), 1 flower truck (103,260 flowers), and a truck of spices (1,300 kilos/3,483 pounds).
  • 323 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 229 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 379 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 2-8 December 2012

  • 1,702 truckloads (48,305 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 785 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 38 truckloads of goods were exported: 15 trucks of plane-trees (848 trees), 12.5 strawberry trucks (27.82 tons), 5 biscuit trucks (57 tons), 1 flower truck (4,320 flowers), 1 cherry-tomato truck (8.6 tons), 1 truck of wooden boxes (84 boxes), 1 truck of medical gas (tanks of helium and nitrous) , a truck of furniture (10 tons), and half a truck of spices (429 kilos/1,149 pounds).
  • 192 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 244 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 353 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 25 November - 1 December 2012

  • 1,289 truckloads (36,379 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 807 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 1 truckload of plane-trees (36 trees) was exported.
  • 252 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 245 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 267 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 11-17 November 2012

The Kerem Shalom crossing was closed on Sunday-Monday (November 11-12) due to the rocket firing and closes on Thursday (15.11.11) due to the beginning of Operation "Pillar of Defense".

  • 596 truckloads (17,329 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 277 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 12 truckloads of goods were exported. The 8 trucks of plane-trees (570 trees) 3 truckloads of wooden boxes (234 boxes), and 1 truckload of spices (1,500 tons).
  • 156 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 156 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 260 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 4-10 November 2012

  • 1,472 truckloads (42,198 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 731 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 32 truckloads of goods were exported. The trucks include 1,585 plane-trees, 3,640 plastic boxes, and 3 truckloads of spices (1,954 tons).
  • 190 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 196 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 408 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 28 October - 3 November 2012

Due to the Muslim Eid Al-Adha holiday, the Kerem Shalom crossing was closed on Sunday and Monday (October 28-29).

On Monday (during the holiday), Israel operated the Kerem Shalom crossing in order to transfer the Qatari oil donation into the Gaza Strip.

  • 919 truckloads (26,142 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 397 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 22 truckloads of goods were exported. The trucks include 1,225 plane-trees, 3,640 plastic boxes, and 2 truckloads of spices (1,200 tons).
  • 96 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 52 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 272 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 21-27 October 2012

Due to security risks in the south, the Kerem Shalom crossing was closed on Wednesday (October 24).

  • 1,108 truckloads (32,800 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 655 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 23 truckloads of goods were exported. The trucks include 1,320 plane-trees, 3,640 plastic boxes, and 1 truckloads of basil (400 kilograms/1,072 pounds).
  • 178 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 116 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 222 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 14-20 October 2012

  • 1,672 truckloads (43,243 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 723 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 30 truckloads of goods were exported. The trucks include 25 trucks of plane-trees, 2 truck of plastic boxes (7,280 boxes), and 3 truckloads of dates (45 tons).
  • 253 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 201 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 347 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 7-13 October 2012

Kerem Shalom crossing was closed on Sunday and Monday (7 th-8th) due to the Jewish "Simhat Torah" holiday.

  • 935 truckloads (25,333 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 532 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 11 truckloads of goods (4,752 tons) were exported. The trucks include 7 trucks of plane-trees (1,067 tons), 1 truck of plastic boxes (3,640 tons), and 3 truckloads of dates (45 tons).
  • 56 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 169 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 153 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 30 September - 6 October 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing.

  • 1,080 truckloads (29,673 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 339 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 109 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 87 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 202 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 16-22 September 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing.

  • 644 truckloads (17,420 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 65 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 116 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 105 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 189 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 9-15 September 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing.

  • 1,490 truckloads (40,236 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 673 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 196 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 229 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 289 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 2-8 September 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing.

  • 1,531 truckloads (42,743 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 670 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 182 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 192 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 286 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 19-25 August 2012

This week, the Kerem Shalom crossing was closed between the 19th and the 21st due to the [Arab] Eid-al-Fitr holiday, therefore few trucks were unloaded at the crossing.

  • 491 truckloads (13,448 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 136 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 67 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 65 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 150 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 12-18 August 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 143,000 liters (37,781 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 1,459 truckloads (28,965 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 143,000 liters (37,781 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week.
  • 695 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 135 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 112 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 167 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 5-11 August 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 164,700 liters (43,514 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 1,025 truckloads (24,775 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 164,700 liters (43,514 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week.
  • 337 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 91 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 113 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 233 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 29 July - 4 August 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 585,700 liters (154,742 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 1,141 truckloads (28,510 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 585,700 liters (154,742 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week.
  • 670 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 151 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 179 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 193 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 22-28 July 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 738,663 liters (195,155 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 900 truckloads (22,131 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 738,663 liters (195,155 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week.
  • 545 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 111 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 73 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 163 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 15-21 July 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 1.01 million liters (266,842 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 1,256 truckloads (39,795 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1.01 million liters (266,842 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week,
  • 554 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 204 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 185 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 309 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 8-14 July 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 1,111,480 liters (293,653 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 1,222 truckloads (31,032 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1.4 million liters (369,880 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week.
  • 469 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 163 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 198 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 383 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 1-7 July 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 743,689 liters (196,483 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 1,440 truckloads (39,009 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1.06 million liters (280,052 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week.
  • 750 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 181 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 153 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 262 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 24-30 June 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 1.2 million liters (317,040 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 1,092 truckloads (28,212 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1.2 million liters (317,040 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week.
  • 707 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 227 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 200 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 323 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 17-23 June 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 1.3 million liters (343,460 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 1,243 truckloads (34,062 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1.3 million liters (343,460 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week.
  • 834 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 192 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 187 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 302 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 10-16 June 2012

The heavy-duty diesel Qatari donation to the Gaza strip continued to enter in order to operate the power plant, the delivery continued passing through the Nitzana crossing, 1.3 million liters (343,460 gallons) were delivered this week.

  • 1,243 truckloads (34,062 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 863,556 liters (228,151 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week (from Israel).
  • 603 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 211 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 188 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 183 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 3-9 June 2012

This week (Thursday), COGAT approved the beginning of fuel transfer from Egypt to Gaza through the Nitzana Passage, a Qatari donation of 30 million liters (7,926,000 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant in Gaza. So far 315,000 liters (83,223 gallons) were transferred to Gaza.

  • 1,212 truckloads (33,346 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 839 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 220 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 162 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 364 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 27 May to 2 June 2012

Due to the heavy-duty diesel crisis from Egypt to the Gaza strip in order to operate the power plant, operating the power plant may be problematic and the electricity may temporarily not work in the strip.

  • 1,031 truckloads (27,797 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 860,000 liters (227,212 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week (from Israel).
  • 1,117 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 143 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 219 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 318 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 20-26 May 2012

Due to the heavy-duty diesel crisis from Egypt to the Gaza strip in order to operate the power plant, operating the power plant may be problematic and the electricity may temporarily not work in the strip.

  • 1,227 truckloads (32,741 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1.2 million liters (317,040 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week (from Israel).
  • 1,117 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 238 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 256 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 358 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 13-19 May 2012

Due to the heavy-duty diesel crisis from Egypt to the Gaza strip in order to operate the power plant, operating the power plant may be problematic and the electricity may temporarily not work in the strip.

  • 1,147 truckloads (31,736 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 765,687 liters (202,294 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week (from Israel).
  • 1,062 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 138 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 95 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 334 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 6-12 May 2012

Due to the heavy-duty diesel crisis from Egypt to the Gaza strip in order to operate the power plant, operating the power plant may be problematic and the electricity may temporarily not work in the strip.

  • 1,115 truckloads (31,399 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1.2 million liters (317,040 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week (from Israel).
  • 983 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 204 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 200 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 364 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 29 April - 5 May 2012

Without diesel from Egypt, the diesel crisis in the Gaza strip continues. Due to the shortage, the electrical plant has been operating sporadically and temporary power outages have persisted.

  • 1,289 truckloads (36,494 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 470,363 liters (124,270 gallons) of diesel for the power plant was delivered this week (from Israel).
  • 398,322 liters (105,237 gallons) of diesel for transportation was delivered this week.
  • 103,512 liters (27,348 gallons) of gasoline was delivered this week.
  • 981 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 215 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 205 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 392 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 22-28 April 2012

  • 840 truckloads (23,644 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1.1 million liters (290,620 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week.
    • On Thursday, no fuel was transferred to Gaza due to a local conflict between the Hamas to the energy office in the PA during which the needed money was not transferred.
  • 592 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 2 truckloads of flowers (312,000 flowers) and 2 truckloads of tomatoes (14.7 tons) were delivered this week.
  • 95 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 95 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 193 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 8-14 April 2012

  • 745 truckloads (21,290 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1.9 million liters (501,980 gallons) of heavy-duty diesel for the power plant was delivered this week
  • 671 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 6 truckloads of flowers were delivered this week.
  • 104 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 114 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 205 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 25-31 March 2012

  • 955 truckloads (24,754 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 576 tons of cooking gas was transferred. No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 165 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 153 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 309 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 18-24 March 2012

  • On 23 March 2012 Israel and the PA agreed and coordinated the transfer of 450,000 liters (118,890 gallons) of fuel to Gaza through the Kerem Shalom Crossing for the power station.
  • 1,041 truckloads (26,211 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 400 tons of cooking gas was transferred.
  • 227 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 227 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 353 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 4-10 March 2012

  • 649 truckloads (16,216 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 274 tons of cooking gas was transferred. No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 12 truckloads of agricultural goods were exported. The trucks include 4 trucks of flowers, 2 truckloads of cherry tomatoes, and 6 truckloads of date treats.
  • 170 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 179 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 292 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 26 February to 3 March 2012

  • 897 truckloads (24,981 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 331 tons of cooking gas was transferred. No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 7 truckloads of agricultural goods were exported. The trucks include 6 trucks of flowers and 1 truckload of tomatoes.
  • 295 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 292 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 136 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 12-18 February 2012

  • 1,011 truckloads (25,341.5 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 905 tons of cooking gas was transferred. No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 5 truckloads of agricultural goods were exported. The trucks include 1 truck of peppers, 3 trucks of flowers, and 1 truckload of cherry tomatoes.
  • 169 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 206 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 307 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 29 January to 4 February 2012

  • 1,145 truckloads (31,555 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 553 tons of cooking gas was transferred. No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 7 truckloads of agricultural goods were exported. The trucks include 3 trucks of strawberries, 3 trucks of flowers, and one truckload of cherry tomatoes.
  • 227 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 223 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 362 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.
Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 22-28 January 2012
  • 1,182 truckloads (32,332 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 553 tons of cooking gas was transferred. No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 174 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 250 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 339 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.
  • 5 truckloads of agricultural goods were exported. The trucks include 3 trucks of strawberries and 2 trucks of flowers.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 8-14 January 2012

Heavy-duty diesel for the power plant is delivered directly from Egypt according to the Arab's decision; therefore, no diesel is transferred from Israel.

  • 1,093 truckloads (30,773 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 677 tons of cooking gas was transferred. No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 7 truckloads (41 tons) of agricultural goods were exported. The trucks include 2 trucks of strawberries, 3 trucks of flowers, and 2 trucks of cherry tomatoes and peppers.
  • 207 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 159 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 393 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.

Weekly summary of the Gaza Crossings: 1-7 January 2012

  • 1,083 truckloads (30,227 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 768 tons of cooking gas was transferred. No heavy-duty diesel was transferred for the power plant.
  • 75 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 88 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 338 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel.


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