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Source: Logistics Cluster
9 October 2014




Highlights

Kerem Shalom crossing was closed for several days starting 24 September due to holidays (Jewish new year, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Eid al Adha).

Transport Services

Since activation on 30 July, the Logistics Cluster has:


Total from 26 September - 09 October
Trucks crossed into the Gaza Strip
24
Pallets delivered within the Gaza Strip
612
Number Organizations Supported
7









Common Storage
Coordination/Information Management/GIS

Since activation on 30 July, the Logistics Cluster:


Other Logistics Gaps or Bottlenecks
Table: Logistics Cluster Betunia constraints report (26 Sept - 09 Oct)
Number of Trucks loaded in Ramallah*
14
Number of trucks crossed from West Bank to Israel through Betunia
4
Number of Trucks loaded in Ramallah redirected through Share Ephraim
10
* Betunia is the most suitable crossing point for trucks loaded in Ramallah travelling from The West Bank to Israel.
(Source: Logistics Cluster)

Crossing
Fee
Palestinian side
Israeli side
Kerem Shalom (since 2007)*
500 Nis
700 Nis
Betunia
n/a
87 Nis
*These fees are applicable to larger vehicles only
Note: Allenby Crossing: +/-20Nis per pallet on entering the Israeli side (No additional fees are required at other crossings)


Table: Total number of Truck movements by Crossing
July
August
September & October
Kerem Shalom (Israel / Gaza)
2473
5151
8246 (01 — 09 Oct)
Humanitarian
(8— 31 July) 481
1724 (33%)
1850 (22%) (01 - 09 Oct)
Private Sector
(8 — 31 July) 1329
3427 (67%)
6396 (78%) (01 - 09 Oct)
(Source: OCHA 2014, ACU 2014)












Contacts:

Sune Kent Head of Logistics Sune.Kent@wfp.org

http://www.logcluster.org/sites/default/files/logistics_cluster_gaza_emergency_situation_update_09102014_2.pdf


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