Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Latest from the U.N.: Gaza Strip Inter-Agency Humanitarian Fact Sheet

From the UN OCHA report "Gaza Strip Inter-Agency Humanitarian Fact Sheet" issued on May 16, 2008:
Israeli restrictions on fuel supplies to Gaza peaked in April when Israel halted supplies of diesel, petrol and cooking gas (LPG) to Gaza. UNRWA was forced to suspend its food distribution to 650,000 beneficiaries for four days due to the lack of fuel. Limited supplies of cooking gas and industrial diesel resumed before the end of the month. Market prices increased significantly in the month of April. Gazan militants attacked the Nahal Oz fuel terminal on April 9 and the Kerem Shalom goods crossing on April 18.Israeli military incursions into Gaza occurred almost every day in April, killing 21 children.
Read the entire report here >