This report documents the impact of the ongoing Israel-imposed
siege on Palestinian civilians, which affects their economic and social
conditions.  This report also reveals the
deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip including the
shortages of most commodities due to the decrease of imports to the Gaza Strip
through the tunnels on the Palestinian-Egyptian borders.  Thus, this report exposes the real conditions
of the Gaza population and the Israeli closure imposed on all Gaza’s crossings
for 7 years.  It refutes Israel’s claims
that it has eased the closure of the Gaza Strip. The following are the most
significant developments relevant to Gaza’s border crossings during the
reporting period 01 – 31 January 2014:

 

The full report is available online at:

http://www.pchrgaza.org/files/2014/closure_january-2014.pdf