Disengagement by the numbers

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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