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

Stories from the Field

Judy: A Child from Ghouta

December 25, 2018

Little Judy has known nothing but war all her life. She has survived the unimaginable. Judy is from Ghouta. An area in the Damascus countryside that beared the brunt of the brutal war in Syria for over five years. The area was under siege and continuous bombardment. Judy lived in...

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Videos

How #UOSSM Helped Ahmad Overcome a Brain Injury

January 11, 2019

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Press Releases

15 Displaced Syrian Children Die Due to Extreme Cold and Lack of...

January 15, 2019

15 Syrian displaced children, 13 under the age of one, have died in the past few weeks due to extreme cold, harsh living conditions, and lack of access to medical care. According to the UN, at least eight of those deaths are of children in the Rukban camp near the...

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BREAKING: Snow and Freezing Temperatures Endangers Flooded Refugee Camps In Lebanon

January 08, 2019

The snowstorm “Norma” is battering Northeastern Lebanon with heavy snow, rain and strong winds affecting nearly 250,000 refugees.  Hundreds of refugee camps and settlements in the area from the Akkar Plain to Bekaa Valley have been devastated by the storm.  The camps house thousands of Syrian refugees in little more than tents and...

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Record Rainfall Devastates IDP Camps in Northern Syria

December 27, 2018

On December 26, unusually heavy rainfall caused severe flash flooding in Northern Syria along the Turkish Border and in Northern Aleppo. Hundreds of tents were washed away in Atma, Dana, Sarmada and Qah in the northern countryside of Idlib. The area is largely desert and valleys with poor drainage.  The tents...

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Who We Serve

UOSSM_icons-Primary_Care.pngGhaith

Ghaith is five years old. He injured his foot and was unable to go to a medical facility to get attention for his injury, until UOSSM's mobile clinic...  Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Seconday_Care.pngAmani

Amani is only five years old and doesn't even know what a normal life is. All she has known her entire young life is war, bombs, hunger and fear... Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Mental-Health.pngFatooma

The war has made a terrible impact on the children of Syria, psychologically, socially, mentally and physically. Fatooma was one of those children... Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Protection.pngKhaled

Children all over the world complain about going to school. Khaled was likely one of them. Then, one fateful day, Khaled’s school was bombed... Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Nutrition.pngHanan

Hanan has already been through so much at the tender age of 2...she has felt the pains of war since she was born. She knows what it feels like to... Read More

UOSSM_icons-_Training.pngHanan

Hanan recognized the desperate need for medical staff throughout Syria and decided she wanted to become a nurse to help make a positive... Read More


Newsletters

December 2018

January 13, 2019

UOSSM Celebrates International Day for Children with Special Needs! Don't miss out on this month's newsletter!

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November 2018

December 15, 2018

UOSSM celebrates World Children's Day! UOSSM USA releases annual report! Don't miss out on this month's newsletter!

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Latest Updates

Al Rukban Camp is in Dire Condition

October 17, 2018

At least 55,000 people are at risk in Al Rukban refugee camp which is located in southeastern Syria on the borders of Jordan and Iraq. According to community health workers...

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