August 08, 2007

Over 50,000 tons of humanitarian products transferred, with IDF Coordination, into the Gaza Strip since June 19th

IDF SPOKESPERSON ANNOUNCEMENT

Over 50,000 tons of humanitarian products transferred, with IDF Coordination, into the Gaza Strip since June 19th, 2007

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.

Since June 19th, more than 50,000 tons of humanitarian aid was transferred from Israel into the Gaza Strip with the coordination of the Gaza District Coordination and Liaison Office.

The following aid was transferred through the Sufa and Kerem Shalom crossings:
- 5,775 tons of sugar
- 3,255 tons of salt
- 1,792 tons of cooking-oil
- 1,725 tons of flour
- 1,652 tons of rice
- 2,035 tons of meat products
- 2,565 tons of milk products
- 6,733 tons of fruit
- 288 tons of canned food
- 705 tons of spices
- 442 tons of coffee and tea
- 462 tons of powdered milk
- 660 tons of legumes
- 1,225 tons of onions
- 260 tons of carrots
- 11 tons of garlic
- 1,092 tons of additional food products
- 12,168 tons of straw
- 182 tons of seedlings
- 155 tons of fertilized eggs
- 38 tons of frozen fish
- 468 tons of diapers
- 220 tons of toilet-paper
- 150 tons of medicine
- 168 tons of medical supplies
- 1,218 tons of cleaning supplies
- 8,310 tons of animal feed

* Approximately 50,000 tons were transferred through the Sufa crossing and more than 4,000 tons passed through the Kerem Shalom crossing.