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Trucks carrying humanitarian aid bound for Gaza wait to cross the Rafah border crossing to Egypt on May 26. (AFP/Getty Images)

The flow of humanitarian aid into Gaza has slowed further after a US-built aid dock broke down in rough seas on Tuesday.

This is the status of the three main crossings into Gaza from Israel and Egypt:

Rafa: Since Israel launched its assault on Rafah on May 6 and took control of the Gaza side of the crossing, aid has been blocked and supplies are piling up in Egypt. Israel and Egypt blame each other for the blockade.

Rafah was previously the central artery for the arrival of aid into Gaza and, last year, for some Palestinians and injured foreigners to enter Egypt.

Kerem Shalom: With Rafah closed, the Kerem Shalom crossing in southern Gaza opened last week. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and US President Joe Biden agreed to temporarily send aid to the UN through Kerem Shalom.

“This will help save lives,” Biden said as efforts continue to reopen the Rafah crossing.

Israeli officials said more than 370 aid trucks from Egypt arrived at the crossing on Monday.

But UNRWA, the main UN aid agency in Gaza, said it had collected only 30 trucks for distribution on the Gaza side of the crossing. Another UN agency said that although the crossing was “in principle” open, the fighting was making it difficult to get aid on the Gaza side.

Some Israelis have recently organized protests at the crossing, demanding that no aid enter Gaza until Hamas releases all hostages.

Erase: Aid has slowly arrived through this crossing north of the enclave. From 1 to 20 May, the World Food Program moved 500 trucks carrying 7,000 metric tons of aid through the crossing.

But only the western part of the crossing is open, while Erez East is closed.

And the US dock? The floating dock built by the US military at a cost of $320 million collapsed on Tuesday, just 10 days after it began operating. It will be removed from the Gaza coast and taken to the Israeli port of Ashdod for repairs, which will take more than a week, further delaying aid deliveries.

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