The Disengagement Summer Disengagement by the Numbers

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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