Weekly Summary of Humanitarian Aid for the Gaza Strip
21 April 2010 , 10:51
Humanitarian aid trucks on the way to the Gaza Strip
Among the transferred goods were essential humanitarian food products including wheat, flour, meat, chicken, fish and cooking oil, as well as agricultural produce, animal feed, hygiene products and medical supplies. Archive Photo: IDF Spokesperson
The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) continues organizing the crossing of goods into the Gaza Strip, as well as facilitating the transfer of Palestinian medical patients into Israel and the Judea and Samaria region

Between April 11th and 17th, a total of 700 truckloads consisting of 17,412 tons of humanitarian aid were transferred into the Gaza Strip from Israel via the various crossings. Among the transferred goods were essential humanitarian food products including wheat, flour, meat, chicken, fish and cooking oil, as well as agricultural produce, animal feed, hygiene products and medical supplies.

In addition to that 1,784,561 liters of diesel fuel and 956 tons of cooking gas also crossed into Gaza. Likewise, four truckloads, containing carnations and medical equipment, were exported from the Gaza Strip. 1,784,561 liters of diesel fuel and 956 tons of cooking gas also crossed into Gaza.

 Additionally, 488 medical patients and accompanying individuals from the Gaza Strip crossed into Israel and the Judea and Samaria region for medical treatment, and 115 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip entered Israel for other various reasons. 209 staff members of international organizations crossed into the Gaza Strip, and 206 crossed from the Gaza Strip into Israel.