UPDATE August 31, 2018: After repeated cuts, the U.S. government has reportedly decided to end all funding to UNRWA (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/31/us/politics/trump-unrwa-palestinians…)

In January, President Donald Trump announced a major cut--$300 million--to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Since 1949, UNRWA has provided a critical lifeline to Palestinians displaced by war. Today, UNRWA supports 5 million Palestinian refugees.