General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Visalon Vasile
Petrica Corneliu
Total population: 
5 906
National census 2011
Roma living in the Municipality: 
1 064
Description of the Municipality: 

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Viziru is a municipality in county Brăila, comprised of two villages: Viziru and Lanurile.  According to the national census 2011, Viziru has 1064 Roma inhabitants, a total of 397 families. Most of them are part of Ursari Roma group and the majority (60%) is living in Lanurile, in the outskirts of the municipality.

The main issues for the community are related to lack of jobs as well as access to health services, social housing and obtention of property documents.


The ROMACT Process

ROMACT process started in November 2015 in Viziru.

ROMACT team supported the local authorities in drafting the Joint Action Plan in cooperation with the Community Action Group.The Joint Action Plan was adopted by the Local Council on 31 March 2016.

The Municipality was presented different funding opportunities and coached in project writing. It also received support in applying to a project funded by the National Agency for the Roma " Focus on health and education".

From the Joint Action Plan, only a few activities were implemented, including a  census of houses without legal documentation, due to the election of a new mayor in June 2016.

The latter decided not to extend the participation of the municipality to ROMACT programme.

Timeline Points

24 Nov 2015
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
31 Mar 2016
Step 3- Translating priorities into measures- Joint Action Plan for Roma inclusion adopted by City Council
31 May 2016
Step 4- Funding, Implementing, Monitoring- Project proposal was submitted to the National Agency for the Roma
5 Jun 2016
Local Elections- New Mayor elected
15 Sep 2016
End of ROMACT Process
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