Transfer of Gaza Strip Merchandise and Humanitarian Aid For the Week of August 8th-12th, 16 Aug. 2010

The document below is an account of the amount of humanitarian merchandise and goods transferred to the Gaza Strip by COGAT (Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories), as well as the number of people entering and exiting the Strip for the previous week (August 8th-12th). Among other figures, please note that in the previous week 1,134 truckloads carrying 25,741 tons of humanitarian aid (including food, goods, and fuel) were transferred into the Gaza Strip , and 310 patients and accompanying individuals left the Strip for medical purposes.

According to the Palestinian Authority’s request, the Kerem Shalom Crossing will operate until the late afternoon hours due to the Ramadan observances.

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