• .In June, Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel was open for 25 out of 26 scheduled days. Closed for one day due to Jewish holiday.
• The number of crossings during June decreased by 14% compared to the monthly average since the beginning of 2016.
• The crossing is accessible only to Israeli-issued permit holders, primarily medical and other humanitarian cases, merchants, and aid workers.
• Three people were detained in June, one humanitarian worker, one businessman and one companion of a health patient.
*The ﬁgures reﬂect number of times people crossed, but not the actual number of people crossing.
• During the month, Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt exceptionally opened on six days.
• The number of people crossing has been the highest since June 2015, but is only 16% of the average prior to July 2013.
• While Rafah Crossing can open seven days a week, closures have gradually increased since July 2013 and since October 2014 the crossing has been closed all but 50 days.
• According to the local authorities, there are at least 30,000 Palestinians registered and waiting to leave Gaza via Rafah, including approximately 9,500 medical cases and 2,700 students.
• Prior to the closure, a monthly average of 4,000 people crossed Rafah for health-related reasons.