Wednesday 20/06/2007 10:00
The State of Israel, by means of the Coordination and Communication Headquarters services, transferred humanitarian aid to the citizens of the Gaza Strip yesterday (19/06/07), including medical equipment and basic food items, such as cooking oil, flour, and vegetables.
"The crossing was activated today in order to allow the entrance of goods donated for the Gaza Strip by international organizations," said Colonel Nir Peres, the head of the Coordination and Communication Headquarters in Gaza. "The National Health organization, the Red Cross organization, and the National Food organization donated medical equipment and provisions, especially sugar and oil. We are also active in the Erez crossing in order to allow for the transfer of humanitarian aid in urgent situations."