Transfer of Gaza Strip Merchandise and Humanitarian Aid For the Week of August 13th-19th, 25 Aug 2010

During the week of 13th – 19th August 2010, a total of 1,055 truckloads entered the Gaza Strip, carrying 22,849 tons of goods, humanitarian aid, and development assistance for the local civilian population.

Between June and August, the capacity of the Kerem Shalom Crossing  was expanded by 210%, facilitating the daily entry of up to 250 truckloads of goods for humanitarian and development projects throughout the Gaza Strip.

During Ramadan, the Kerem Shalom Crossing will operate until 15:00, out of respect for  religious observance, in coordination with the Palestinian Authority’s requests.

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