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Humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip

14 July 2014

Humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip:

Movement of goods and people through the crossings


Despite the ongoing rocket fire from Gaza, Israel has not halted the entry of trucks into Gaza. All crossings with Israel remained open on Friday and today (Sunday). More than 100 trucks carrying food and fuel entered Gazaon Friday and today and more than 800 foreign citizens left the Gaza Strip through Israel. There is no shortage of food or fuel in Gaza and there are no signs of a humanitarian crisis. Medicines and medical equipment have passed continuously as well through the two crossings.

Detailed Information:

List of goods entering Gaza:

FoodMedicineGasGasolineFuelDieselTotal trucks
July 11
87 tons--187,000
222,000 liter21
July 13
68 trucks1
110 tons72,000 liter288,00

*1 – including animal feed mixture
*2 – Medicines and medical equipment
*3 – for home use (cooking)
*4 – for cars
*5 – for electricity power plant
*6 – for public transportation

People entering Israel:

Crossing dayNumber of foreigners
Erez crossingFriday, July 1122
Sunday, July 13812

*7 - exit of foreigners with dual citizenship of the United States, Sweden, Romania, Poland, Turkey, Canada, and UK.


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