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Press Release | June 14, 2024

U.S. Central Command Weekly Humanitarian Aid Update

USCENTCOM

June 14, 2024
Release Number 20240614 - 02
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TAMPA, Fla. – Approximately 2,500 metric tons (5.5 million pounds) have been delivered through the maritime corridor since the temporary pier was re-anchored to the beach in Gaza, June 7.

Since May 17, over 3,500 metric tons (7.7 million pounds) have been delivered through the maritime corridor for onward delivery by humanitarian organizations.

U.S. Central Command also conducted a humanitarian assistance airdrop into Northern Gaza on June 9, to provide essential relief to civilians affected by the ongoing conflict. To date the U.S. has airdropped more than 1,050 metric tons (2.3 million pounds) of humanitarian assistance in addition to the assistance delivered through the maritime corridor.