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Gaza Strip land crossings weekly status report 27-31 March 2011

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This week, 1183 truckloads of goods were delivered to the Gaza Strip via the land crossings, and 3 truckloads of flowers were exported.

Communicated by COGAT - Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, Ministry of Defense

General

  • Overall, 1,186 truckloads (33,939 tons) were unloaded at the crossings.
  • Heavy-duty diesel fuel for the power plant is delivered directly from Egypt; therefore, diesel fuel is no longer transferred from Israel.

Erez

24.0% decrease in the number of people that crossed through the Erez crossing

  • 140 international organization staff members entered Israel.
  • 143 international organization staff members entered the Gaza Strip.
  • 356 patients and accompanying individuals crossed into Israel and the West Bank.

Kerem Shalom

11.35% decrease in the number of truckloads delivered into the Gaza Strip

  • 928 truckloads (21,989 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.
  • 1,024 tons of cooking gas was transferred.

Transfer of aggregates from Sufa area

24.36% decrease in the number of truckloads delivered into the Gaza Strip

  • 255 truckloads (11,950 tons) were imported to the Gaza Strip.

Exports

  • 3 truckloads of flowers were exported from the Gaza Strip this week.

International organizations vs. private sector

  • 72 truckloads were imported by international organizations.
  • 857 truckloads were imported by the private sector.

Details of goods in Truckloads

Food Products
Wheat 76
Milk Powder and Baby Food 1
Rice 4
Cooking Oil 4
Produce (Fruits and Vegetables) 48
Meat, Chicken and Fish Products 28
Salt 4
Dairy Products 36
Flour 21
Legumes 4
Sugar 21
Mixed\ Additional Food Products 135
Total Food Products 382

Construction Materials
Iron 13
Aggregates 255
Cement 10
Glass , Aluminum and Wood Profiles 34
Total Construction Materials 312

Animal Food 116
Ceramics and Plumbing 63
Electrical Products 31
Inputs for Agriculture 35
Hygiene Products 19
Medicine and Medical Equipment 7
Clothing and Footwear 19
Essential Humanitarian Products 143
Mixed\ Additional Products 38
Transportation 14
Textile (blankets, mattresses, sheets) 4
Total Truckloads 1,183
Total Weight (tons) 33,939