Humanitarian Aid continues under intense mortar and rocket fire
(Communicated by the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories
Spokesman) 2nd February, 2009
Kerem Shalom, Karni, Nahal Oz and Erez crossings operated on Sunday enabling
humanitarian movements and transfer of humanitarian goods in to Gaza.
Throughout the day, a total of 179 trucks with 4656 tons of supplies at the
request of UNRWA, the World Food Programme, UNICEF, the World Health
Organization, and a donations from Jordan and Let the Animals live Israel.
Also, goods for the private sector comprised of dairy products, fruit, and
reproductive eggs. Also, 264,000 liters of heavy duty diesel for the Gaza
power station and 95 tons of cooking gas were transferred via the Nahal Oz
fuel depot. Karni conveyor operated and transferred 2855 tons of different
types of grain.
Today Kerem Shalom, Karni, Nahal Oz and Erez crossings are operating for
humanitarian needs. 197 trucks laden with supplies are scheduled to be
transferred to Gaza.
In the ongoing humanitarian effort, since the unilateral cease fire
(18/1/2009), 52,157 tons of aid has been delivered to the Gaza Strip and
3,277,300 liters of fuel for the Gaza power station.