Hundreds of tons of goods were transported to Gaza

משאיות מובילות סיוע הומניטרי לרצועת עזה. צילום: דובר צה”ל

Despite contentious battles between IDF forces armed terrorists in the Gaza Strip, IDF can today (Monday) the opening of Kerem Shalom crossing “” to move humanitarian aid to Gaza areas • the Terminal too Nahal Oz fuels was started for the first time since the beginning of the operation.

תאריך: 05/01/2009, 11:04    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

“Kerem Shalom crossing” was opened today (Monday) to deliver humanitarian aid for the first time since the entry of ground forces into the Gaza Strip. 49 trucks that contained 1119 tons of goods made their way to the Gaza Strip. Among the goods could be found in basic foodstuffs such as flour, and medicine and donations from the World Food Programme (WFP) relief agency UNRWA
And rehabilitation of the United Nations, the Red Cross and the Governments of Egypt and Jordan. In addition to donations, the Red Cross, a team of doctors and nurses came from Geneva in Switzerland to help in treating casualties.

From the Nahal Oz fuel terminal started today for the first time since operation cast lead. 
215 thousand liters of industrial diesel to Gaza’s power plant, allowing the opening and operating performances of it. 93 thousand litres of diesel fuel were moved during the day for transport to UNRWA and United Nations. In addition, the track 45
1,000 gallons of gas for household use and for use by the residents.

About 200 Palestinian civilians carry dual citizenship were supposed to vacate during the day from Gaza to Jordan at the request of embassies. Palestinians in Norwegian, German nationals, Filipino, Polish, Romanian, Baltic, Greek, Austrian and French Canadian expected for tomorrow through the Allenby Bridge to Jordan accompanied by officers of the Coordinator of government activities in the territories.

Translated from Hebrew