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

42 Confirmed Dead in Massive Chemical Attack in Ghouta

April 09, 2018

42 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds affected by the chemical attack on Douma in eastern Ghouta on Saturday April 7. Many of the victims were women and children...

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Alarming Number of Malnourished Children From Eastern Ghouta

April 05, 2018

There are an alarming number of malnourished children that were forcefully displaced from eastern Ghouta. Almost 12% of children examined were malnourished. UOSSM, along with other NGOs on the ground...

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Qasem, Karim, Noor and Alaa All Safe in Turkey

April 04, 2018

Several children became the faces of the children of Ghouta. Karim, who lost his eye became the center of the #SolidarityWithKarim campaign, where people all over the world would take...

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Press Releases

Massive Chemical Weapon Attack Leaves 25+ Dead, 500+ Injured in Ghouta

April 07, 2018

A massive chemical weapon attack was just reported in Douma, Eastern Ghouta today. Early reports indicate at least 25 people have been killed and over 500 civilians have been injured with the numbers expected to rise. Many of the victims were children.  The attack coincides with numerous attacks on medical...

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UOSSM Assists 5000 Forcefully Displaced from Ghouta

March 24, 2018

UOSSM responded to the forced displacement of the first two groups of people from Ghouta. On Thursday, 450 families, roughly 2000 people, were displaced from Harasta, Ghouta. The second group of over 3000 people were transported earlier this morning. The people were transported from Harasta to Qalaat Al Madeeq in...

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At Least 500 Killed and 1000’s Wounded Since Resolution 2401 Passed

March 12, 2018

The passing of Resolution 2401 has not stopped the violence in Ghouta as at least 500 were killed and thousands were wounded since the resolution passed on February 24, 2018. In addition, at least 26 medical facilities have been systematically targeted and put out of service leaving an already vulnerable...

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Stories from the Field

The Heartbreaking Story of Qasem

January 12, 2018

Qasem is a one-year-old baby who was with his mother in a market in Hamouria, Ghouta when it came under an airstrike attack. His mother was killed in the attack, along with 18 other. civilians. Qasem received extensive injuries in his left jaw, which left him unable to eat, speak...

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Videos

Children 7 and Under Have Known Nothing But War

April 10, 2018

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Newsletters

March 2018

April 13, 2018

UOSSM USA's mobile clinic provided care to over 900 patients! From bombardment to displacement; UOSSM aided those forcefully displaced from eastern Ghouta.  Please scroll down to read the full newsletter and read about UOSSM's work in March.  

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February 2018

March 14, 2018

The horrific bombardment of the last few weeks in eastern Ghouta has left over 1000 dead and thousands wounded. At least 26 medical facilities have been attacked and put out of service. At least nine medical workers were killed.   Don't miss out on this month's newsletter!

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Studies & Research

UNICEF: No end in sight to seven years of war in Syria: children with disabilities at risk of exclusion

The conflict in Syria continued unabated through 2017, killing the highest ever number of children – 50 per cent more than in 2016. In the first two months of 2018 alone, 1,000 children were reportedly killed or injured in intensifying violence.

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