JERUSALEM, Aug. 3 (JTA) In addition to the human dimensions, this summer’s disengagement plan can be measured by the numbers: 100 percent of the Gaza Strip to be evacuated and handed over to the Palestinian Authority 300 square miles of the West Bank to be evacuated 21 Israeli settlements to be uprooted in the Gaza Strip 4 Israeli settlements to be uprooted in the West Bank 9,000 approximate number of Israelis to be evacuated 45,000 Israeli soldiers and police expected to participate in the Gaza withdrawal $1.74 billion approximate cost of the withdrawal to the Israeli government $360,000 average compensation the Israeli government expects to pay each relocated family $870 million approximate cost to resettle former West Bank and Gaza residents elsewhere in the country $2.2 billion amount of special assistance Israel plans to request from the United States Figures provided by The Israel Project, culled from various sources, with some modifications.
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