In fact, thousands of tons per month of construction materials have been allowed into the territory in recent months. Israel's Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) recently noted that, as summarized
in the Jerusalem Post
, "Since August, more than 62,000 tons of construction supplies have entered Gaza through the Kerem Shalom crossing." In January alone, for example, 15,205 tons
of construction material entered the territory. Hundreds of trucks of goods enter per day.