COGAT – Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories

 Gaza Strip land crossings weekly status report-29 August to 4 September 2010

 

Kerem Shalom crossing (Photo: Reuters)

Following the Cabinet’s June 17 decision, Israel has increased the capacity of the crossings by 210% so that  250 truckloads may enter the Gaza Strip on a daily basis.

During the month of Ramadan, the crossing will operate until 15:00, following the PA’s request.

DETAILED CROSSING ACTIVITY

Overall, 1,080 truckloads (24,711tons) were unloaded at the crossings.

Erez

112 Int. Org. staff members entered Israel.
123 Int. Org. staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
311 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel and the West Bank.

Kerem Shalom

883 truckloads (17,001 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
1,004,483 liters of Heavy-Duty Diesel for the power plant were transferred.
656 tons of Cooking Gas were transferred.
250,750 liters of Heavy-Duty Diesel for transportation (UNRWA) were transferred.

Karni Conveyor

197 truckloads (7,710 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.

Detailed Merchandise Transfer for the Gaza Strip

Imports – Merchandise in truckloads
Milk Powder and Baby Food 1
Salt 6
Cooking Oil 13
Rice 3
Legumes 6
Wheat 100
Produce (Fruits and Vegetables) 138
Meat, Chicken and Fish Products 58
Flour 11
Dairy Products 34
Animal Feed 136
Sugar 30
Mixed/ Additional Food Products 139
Mixed Grain 3
Mixed/ Additional Products 16
Inputs to Agriculture 29
Hygiene Products 23
Medicine and Medical Equipment 6
Clothing and footwear 36
Essential Humanitarian Products 292
Total Truckloads 1,080
Total Weight (tons) 24,711

Fuel Transfer

Merchandise / Date 29/8/2010 30/08/2010 31/08/2010 1/09/2010 2/09/2010 Weekly total Heavy-duty diesel for power station (liters) 335,996  248,514  419,971  434,986  515,999  1,004,483 Heavy-duty diesel for transportation (UNRWA) – 130,000 120,750 – – 250,750 Gasoline (UNRWA) – – – – – Cooking gas (tons) 155 154 88 152 107 656