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: Adult men, Unaccompanied minors, Accompanied minors, Adult women, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
100
24

YES

2019

Tunisia

3,409

Refugees

5,093

Asylum Applications

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FACILITY NAMES
Al Wardia (El Ouardia) Reception and Orientation Centre
Location

Country: Tunisia

City & Region: Tunis, Africa

Latitude, Longitude: 36.81881, 10.16596

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2011
Facility type

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
Management

Name Ministry of Interior

Type Governmental

2013
Custodial Authorities

Agency Borders & Foreigners Department

Ministry Ministry of the Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2013
Extraterritorial Indicators

Foreign Financing Yes

Countries/Entities European Union, Italy

2021

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2012

Name Unaccompanied minors

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2012

Name Adult women

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2015

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 100

2012
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
24
Reports of Detainee Overpopulation at Facility

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2019

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Inadequate conditions

Medical care

2019

Temperature

2019

Overcrowding

2019

Hygiene

2015

Food provision

2015

Showers and toilets

2015

Protection from Physical Violence

2015

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2012
Age Segregation

Yes

2012
Legal Segregation

No

2012

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

MONITORING & ACCESS

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