UNRWA has experienced tremendous success in improving maternal health and reducing child mortality. They have enabled mothers to take ownership of their health. Their children also have access to regular medical care. But, this doesn't mean that the story ends here.
At a tumultuous turning point in the Middle East, where cries for freedom, jobs and human development are resonating, America needs to reinforce its investment in human development and more dignified lives for Middle Easterners.
While currently being investigated by Congress for its ties to, and support of, terrorism, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency recently asked the world for an additional $100 million in funding.