Will the World Finally Turn Off the UNRWA Spigot? Good article. Highlights: - UNRWA’s 30,000 employees are mostly Palestinians, and many are Hamas members. UNWRA has said it does not and will not discriminate against them. - UNRWA has not settled a single refugee -- but is designed to keep Palestinians stateless and dependent on charity. - By supporting UNRWA, the international community keeps the conflict alive. - The US is UNRWA’s largest donor. Last year, it supplied $360 million of UNRWA’s $1.2 billion yearly budget.