Tunis

Al Wardia (El Ouardia) Reception and Orientation Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Borders & Foreigners Department

Management: Ministry of Interior (Governmental)

Detains: Asylum seekers, Undocumented migrants

Demographics

Unaccompanied minors, Accompanied minors, Adult women, Adult men

Capacity

100

Reports of Inadequate Conditions

YES

Reported population

24

2019

Tunisia

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2019)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2011
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2015

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011
National typology

Name Reception and Orientation Centre (Centre d'accueil et d'orientation)

2015
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Ministry of Interior

Type Governmental

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013
Demographics

Name Unaccompanied minors

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2012

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2015

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2012
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2012
Age segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2012
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 100

2012
Reported population at a specific time

Number 24

2019
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2019
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Temperature

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2019

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Protection from Physical Violence

2015

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Freedom of movement within facility

2012

Adequate or Inadequate? Adequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Estimated average detention period (days)
Family segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Total number of detainees (year)
Average daily population
Inspection grade
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
Reported deaths at this facility
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Borders & Foreigners Department

Ministry Ministry of the Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2013
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations