Our Mission

Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations-USA (UOSSM USA) is an independent, nonprofit, non-government, medical, humanitarian organization, founded to support the health-related needs and well-being of people and communities affected by crises, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion or political affiliation. UOSSM USA is dedicated to building sustainable health-related services and reducing human suffering, and is non-political and non-sectarian in its mission.

News & Updates

Latest Updates

Young Boy Loses Both Legs in Attack

February 18, 2017

  This ten year old boy lost both of his legs as he was caught in the crossfire of indiscriminate attacks. The young boy lost his mother, his sister and...

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Over 5 million Syrians Without Water for 30 Days

January 24, 2017

5 million people in Damascus have been without water for over 30 days. News has been sparse from the Wadi Barada area as they are under siege and heavy attacks,...

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Press Releases

Six Hospitals Attacked in Daraa, Syria

February 17, 2017

Area hospitals in Daraa have been put out of service, after being targeted directly and indirectly, with others partially operating. Three nurses were wounded in the attacks, several civilians were also killed. The danger to doctors and medical staff in the area has reached a critical level endangering the civilian...

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Two Suspected Chemical Attacks Reported Last Week in Besieged Area of Ghouta...

February 13, 2017

Two attacks consistent with the symptoms of chlorine gas exposure were reported by medical staff in the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta last week. Meanwhile, in other besieged areas throughout Syria, including Waar, Homs, Deir Al Zour, and Madaya,  thousands are suffering immensely with a health crisis as there is...

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Hospital in Suburbs of Northern Hama Put Out of Service After Targeted...

February 06, 2017

Kafr Zeta Hospital, in the suburbs of northern Hama, was put out of service today, after being attacked for the past two days. The hospital was indirectly hit on Sunday causing minor damage to the facility. Today, at 2:30p.m. Damascus time, the hospital was directly targeted and attacked with several...

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UOSSM Assists in Evacuation of Over 2000 From Wadi Barada

January 31, 2017

UOSSM participated in the evacuation of over 2000 people from Wadi Barada (Damascus suburb) starting January 29 near midnight to January 30 at 3:30 p.m. Damascus time.  UOSSM and other NGOs treated 65 patients; 14 were in critical condition. All patients were transferred to a triage point at the local...

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Five UOSSM Medical Staff Killed in September

December 02, 2016

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Blog

AISHA; THROUGH PAIN THERE IS HOPE

February 26, 2016

Young Aisha was in the comfort of her own home in Daraya with her 39 year old mother, when all of a sudden she heard the sounds of armed forces forcing their way into neighboring homes along with loud screams and the piercing sound of bullets being fired. This was...

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YOUNG BOY WITNESSES UNBEARABLE SCENE; RECEIVES PTSD TREATMENT AT UOSSM’S MHPSS

February 25, 2016

The children in Syria have witnessed too many atrocities in the past five years. No child should ever have to  bear witness a scene so brutal, so violent, that it could literally cause one to go into a state of shock from fear and distress. But yet again, a young...

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BABY GIRL SUSTAINS BURNS ON 70% OF BODY; COMES TO US FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT

January 29, 2016

Among all those burns you can still see her smile light up a room, despite her pain and agony, she is still smiling. This is a story of hope… a story of triumph over tragedy… this is the story of Kauthar. It was March 15, 2015, the 15 month old...

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