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

The Number of Displaced From Daraa Continues to Rise

July 02, 2018

Over 260,000 civilians have been internally displaced in the past 10 days after Daraa came under a fierce bombardment. Most of the IDPs are staying in the open, exposed to...

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UOSSM Loses Three Staff Members in One Week in Daraa

June 28, 2018

Three UOSSM staff members have been killed in airstrikes in the past week in Daraa as the fierce bombardment continues to escalate. Five medical facilities have been attacked and put...

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UOSSM Zaafaraneh PHC Attacked and Put Out of Service

April 30, 2018

The UOSSM Zaafaraneh Primary Health Care Center was attacked on Sunday and put out of service. The PHC provided free health care to approximately 6000 patients and most importantly provided...

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Press Releases

217,000 IDPs in Daraa; Fastest Displacement in Syrian History

June 29, 2018

As of 9:30 pm Damascus time, at least 217,000 people have been internally displaced from Daraa, with little to no access to food, clean water, shelter and medical care. The number is expected to rise dramatically as more people continue to flee the relentless bombings. Since June 19th, 157 people have...

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Another UOSSM Staff Killed; Syrian Doctors Plead For Help In Daraa

June 27, 2018

Yusuf Ayyash, a UOSSM warehouse worker was killed today at 7 p.m. Damascus time by an airstrike, along with his wife and daughter. This is the third UOSSM staff member to be killed in Daraa in less than a week.  As the besiegement of Daraa escalates, four hospitals and one...

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UOSSM Volunteer Ambulance Driver Killed in Targeted Attack in Daraa

June 25, 2018

A UOSSM volunteer ambulance driver, Abdulhadi Al Hariri, was killed today at 1 p.m. Damascus time in a targeted “double tap” attack as first responders were headed to evacuate wounded victims of an attack in Busr Al Harir, Daraa. Al Hariri was already transporting one wounded victim as the ambulance...

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Stories from the Field

Souad's Story

May 24, 2018

Eight-month-old Souad was so small; much smaller than the average child her age. But Souad is growing up in a not so average environment, as she was born into the worst humanitarian crisis of our time.  The baby girl was born in a very poor village in northern Syria, with little...

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ZERO Hunger in Syria

May 17, 2018

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June 2018

July 16, 2018

UOSSM lost three staff members to the bombardment in Daraa. Please scroll down to read the full newsletter.

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April 2018

May 15, 2018

UOSSM responds to a sharp rise in malnutrition, by adding nutrition services to mobile clinics and providing malnutrition awareness campaigns!

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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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