Remember this when you read that Israel is "choking" Gaza. The reason that Gaza port is closed and that more terminals are not open, is that Palestinians refuse to allow Israeli inspections of cargos entering Gaza.
June 21st, 2007
IDF SPOKESPERSON UPDATE
A summary of IDF humanitarian activity in the Gaza Strip throughout the day
Despite the volatile security situation in the Gaza Strip, the IDF is continuing its efforts to provide a response to humanitarian needs in the Gaza Strip. Throughout the day the following humanitarian aid was transferred from Israel into Gaza with the coordination of the Gaza District Coordination and Liaison Office:Over 400 tons of food products were transferred via the Kerem Shalom crossing: 130 tons flour, 49 tons rice, 49 tons sugar, 5 tons tea, 8 tons milk powder, 33 tons crushed lentils, 19.7 tons lentils, 30 tons margarine, 18.5 tons barley, 34 tons macaroni, 20 tons beans, 15 tons humus and 2 tons soup.
7 tons of disinfectants were also transferred through the crossing.
160,000 liters of diesel fuel, 40,000 liters of gasoline and 40 tons of gas were transferred via the Nahal Oz fuel terminal.
8 injured Palestinians were transferred from Gaza hospitals to Israeli hospitals for medical treatment.
Overnight, Palestinians at the Erez crossing interested in crossing over to Egypt were assisted to do so.
Approximately 100 Palestinians with dual citizenships crossed into Israel through the Erez crossing.
2 Red Cross surgeons passed into the Gaza Strip through Erez in order to assist hospitals in the region.
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