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In Gaza, Palestinians face uncertainty as Trump declares financial freeze
The president cut the U.S. aid package to the UNRWA for Palestinian Refugees by more than half, leaving millions of Palestinians vulnerable.
A Palestinian woman rides in a car after collecting aid provided by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNWRA, in Gaza City on Jan. 17, 2018. The UN agency for Palestinian refugees faces its worst funding crisis ever after the United States froze tens of millions of dollars in contributions.
A Palestinian man loads a horse-pulled cart with food donations inside a center of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees in the al-Nusirat refugee camp on Jan. 17.
The agency provides Palestinian refugees and their descendants across the Middle East with services including schools and medical care, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has long accused it of hostility toward Israel and called for its closure.