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2016, 6 December
Launched in 2016, ROMACT T.C.C. (ROMACT Transnational Cooperation Component) is a new component of the ROMACT Programme... more
2016, 22 November
Since our last update on 8 November, new developments took place in Alesd for Simona’s house. The foundation of... more
2016, 8 November
Simona and her children couldn’t have gone through another winter in the cottage they called home.   Touched... more

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The population of Roma origin living in Romania is estimated at 1.85 million. (Council of Europe, 2010). 74% of them are at risk of poverty compared to 26% of non Roma (UNDP, 2011).

In Romania, 10 municipalities participated in the ROMACT Programme since the end of 2013: Aiud, Bucharest (Sector 6),  Buzau, Botosani, Calarasi, Cumpana, Targu-Jiu, Timisoara, Toflea and Valea Seaca.
In 2015 and 2016, 18 municipalities joined the programme: Ajdud, Alesd, Barcea, Calvini, Ghidigeni, Ivesti, Liesti, Medgidia, Ramnicelu, Ramnicu Sarat, Resita,  Sighisoara,  Slobozia Bradului, Sutesti, Tarnaveni, Turda, Vernesti and Viziru.
In May 2016, ROMACT cycle was successfully closed in all the municipalities that joined the programme in 2013.

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