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Source: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
15 April 2008



The United Nations is submitting the 60th bi-weekly report on the implementation of the 15 November 2005 Agreement on Movement and Access (AMA), covering the period 20 February – 4 March 2008.

Overall Progress:


The Karni and Rafah crossings remained closed for the movement of goods and people to and from Gaza, except for wheat grain and animal feed at Karni. From 2-4 March, Rafah crossing was partially opened for Palestinian medical patients who were injured during the IDF ‘Warm Winter’ operation in Gaza. Sufa crossing was open on all scheduled operating days, while Kerem Shalom was exceptionally open on one day. Erez crossing remained closed for all Palestinians with the exception of a limited number of medical cases, traders and Palestinian staff working for international organizations. Overall, a total of 863 truckloads, including 157 from humanitarian agencies, were allowed into Gaza, compared to 640 truckloads in the previous reporting period.

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