General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Anastase Moraru
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Elena Dogaru, Head of Social Assistance Direction
Daniel Ganea
Total population: 
5 201
Roma living in the Municipality: 
Description of the Municipality: 

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Isaccea is a small town located in Eastern Romania, in Tulcea County, on the right bank of the Danube.
It comprises of Isaccea, Revarsarea and Tichilesti. 
3,85% of the population declared itself as Roma while Local Authorities estimate that another 3% of the population have the same ethnicity. Roma community members in Isaccea are Horahai (Muslim Roma).

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT started in March 2020 with the signature of the Letter of agreement.

The Taskforce for Roma inclusion was created following Mayor's approval in December 2020. 

The Joint Action Plan for Roma inclusion was  adopted by the Local Council in November 2021.

The Municipality benefited of ROMACT expertise for the following projects :
The expertise provided by ROMACT for municipalities involves training and guidance on preparing project proposals and implementing inclusive policies aimed at improving the living conditions and social integration of vulnerable populations, including the Roma.

* Online schooling equipment for C. Bratescu High-School- Funded by the CEI extraordinary call for proposals 2020.
Status : rejected

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities :
* Implementing, evaluating & monitoring JAPs ;
* Local development strategy ;
* Partnership management ;
Overcoming challenges in using MySMIS platform ( platform for potential beneficiaries of the EU funds) ;
* Using ROMACT mini grants in context of Covid19 pandemic ;
* Application and implementation of ROMACT small grants.

ROMACT Small Grants Scheme : 
ROMACT offers small grants scheme to support the efforts of the municipalities and Community Action Groups to respond together to the needs of the most vulnerable and to multiply the good practices across ROMACT municipalities.
Under the scheme of small grants, the following projects were supported by ROMACT in Isaccea between April-July 2020 and October 2021 - January 2022:
Integrated measures to prevent school drop-out of children from vulnerable groups - Isaccea City Hall
ROMACT supported the City Hall of Isaccea with 4439 €, reaching 80+ students to improve and stimulate the participation of children from vulnerable groups in education activities in the special conditions generated by the pandemic. School-start kits were supplied along with an active information campaign and workshops on the importance of education and managing anxiety in the context of the COVID19 pandemic.

Social and medical protection measures for vulnerable families – Isaccea City Hall
ROMACT supported the municipality with 4357 € reaching 300 families. The project covered information campaign on COVID19 and provided masks, disinfectant products, informative flyers and food packages for the vulnerable families in the community. Telephone consultancy and specialized assistance were also offered to people who are at high risk of health due to COVID19.

We really care! – Municipality of Isaccea
ROMACT supported the municipality with 4070 €, reaching 300 people from vulnerable communities in Tulcea county of Isaccea. The project covered the health check-ups for and consultations of residents with chronic illnesses, disabilities, elderly, pregnant and young people under 18. Following the medical tests, beneficiaries received consultation from family doctors specific to their conditions. The project helped to raise awareness on the importance of regular check-ups in order to maintain a healthy life.


Timeline Points

13 Mar 2020
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
9 Dec 2020
Creation of Taskforce
26 Nov 2021
Step 3- Translating priorities into measures- Adoption of the Joint Action Plan by Local Council
29 Jun 2022
End of ROMACT process
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