Protection

Objectives

UOSSM’s protection program aims to enhance the safety of at-risk populations in conflict zones, focusing on preventing and addressing rights violations. Special attention is given to vulnerable groups, including people with disabilities, the elderly, women, and children headed households, and widows. 

UOSSM Deploying Vital Medical Points in Gaza

UOSSM is responding to the crisis in Gaza by setting up six medical points to provide essential healthcare services in shelters, benefiting over 10,000 people monthly with primary care, mental health support, and emergency medical transport.
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Building Hope: Children’s Hospital Project

UOSSM is planning on building a children’s hospital equipped with various departments to provide holistic healthcare services in Northern Syria that can benefit more than 10.000 cases monthly.
  • *Cusotm Amount

Fakhr

Orphaned since birth, Fakhr, a 9-year-old boy, is among the many children grappling with adversity following the loss of a parent. Despite his arthritis condition, Fakhr’s aspirations to attend school and play football remain steadfast. 
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Zainab & Nour Case

Zainab and Noor, two sisters, are grappling with the challenges posed by a rare skin disease, compounded by the loss of their father eight years ago. In the absence of their father, their family struggles financially, unable to afford the medical treatment they urgently need. 
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Abdullah

Adullah  a 13-year-old orphan dreams of becoming a pharmacist. Despite facing challenging circumstances, he remains resilient. Football provides solace, but his visual impairment in his right eye adds further difficulty.
  • *Cusotm Amount

Baylasan

Left by her mother after her father’s arrest 11 years ago, Baylasan a 13-year-old girl facing significant difficulties in her life. Living with her 65-year-old grandmother, who struggles to provide for her. 
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Services

UOSSM’s protection program offers a comprehensive range of services, it provides General Protection Services, including legal advice and representation, and protection monitoring. In Child Protection, our focus is on case management, psychosocial support, and raising awareness of children’s rights. Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention and Response initiatives involve case management and empowerment for women, along with efforts to raise awareness about sexual and gender-based violence. In Mine Action Activities, our role includes risk education for at-risk groups, contributing to our mission of fostering safety and security. 

Activities

Encompass Child Protection with structured PSS and parenting skills programs, awareness campaigns, and specialized services. Community Protection involves psychosocial support, awareness activities, and referral pathway activation. Mine Action focuses on conducting risk education. General Protection services include integrated community-based protection, awareness-raising, psychosocial assistance, and targeted support for specific needs. GBV Prevention and Response includes psychosocial support, awareness campaigns, specialized services, and the distribution of dignity kits. Protection Monitoring identifies protection needs and risks. 

Networking

UOSSM actively collaborates with UN agencies, clusters, and sub-clusters in Northwest Syria. Memberships include Protection Turkey cross borders, Child Protection sub-cluster, GBV sub-cluster, Mine Action sub-cluster, and others. 

Future Plans

UOSSM’s future involve the establishment of primary healthcare centers, women and girls’ safe spaces, men and youth centers, and mobile protection units for integrated protection, health, and nutrition services. The organization aims to empower women by providing services through the creation of safe spaces and mobile units. Additionally, UOSSM seeks to expand child protection services through the implementation of child-friendly spaces, mobile units, and capacity-building initiatives targeting community leaders and support networks. 

UOSSM Deploying Vital Medical Points in Gaza

UOSSM is responding to the crisis in Gaza by setting up six medical points to provide essential healthcare services in shelters, benefiting over 10,000 people monthly with primary care, mental health support, and emergency medical transport.
  • *Cusotm Amount

Building Hope: Children’s Hospital Project

UOSSM is planning on building a children’s hospital equipped with various departments to provide holistic healthcare services in Northern Syria that can benefit more than 10.000 cases monthly.
  • *Cusotm Amount

Fakhr

Orphaned since birth, Fakhr, a 9-year-old boy, is among the many children grappling with adversity following the loss of a parent. Despite his arthritis condition, Fakhr’s aspirations to attend school and play football remain steadfast. 
  • *Cusotm Amount

Zainab & Nour Case

Zainab and Noor, two sisters, are grappling with the challenges posed by a rare skin disease, compounded by the loss of their father eight years ago. In the absence of their father, their family struggles financially, unable to afford the medical treatment they urgently need. 
  • *Cusotm Amount

Abdullah

Adullah  a 13-year-old orphan dreams of becoming a pharmacist. Despite facing challenging circumstances, he remains resilient. Football provides solace, but his visual impairment in his right eye adds further difficulty.
  • *Cusotm Amount

Baylasan

Left by her mother after her father’s arrest 11 years ago, Baylasan a 13-year-old girl facing significant difficulties in her life. Living with her 65-year-old grandmother, who struggles to provide for her. 
  • *Cusotm Amount