Island of Chios, North Aegean

Chios VIAL Reception and Identification Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Secure reception centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Ministry of Migration and Asylum

Management: Reception and Identification Service (Governmental)

Detains: Accompanied minors, Adult men, Adult women, Reception and Identification Centre

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
1014
2396

2020

YES

2018

Greece

6,290

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

255

Detained children (2016)

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FACILITY NAMES
Chios VIAL Reception and Identification Centre
Location

Country: Greece

City & Region: Island of Chios, North Aegean, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 38.377682, 26.0872

Contact Information
Regional Asylum Office of Chios
Reception and Nationality Identification Center of Chios

Tel: +30 22710 69021 / +30 210 69 88 538 / +30 210 69 88 660

Email: gas.pga.chiou@migration.gov.gr

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Secure reception centre

2016
National typology

Name Reception and Identification Centre

2016
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2016

2016
Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017
Management

Name Reception and Identification Service

Type Governmental

2016
Custodial Authorities

Agency Ministry of Migration and Asylum

Ministry Ministry of Migration and Asylum

2020

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2018

Name Adult men

2018

Name Adult women

2018
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2020

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2020

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1014

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1100

2017
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 2396

2020

Number 4744

2020

Number 2018

2018
Reports of Detainee Overpopulation at Facility

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2020

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2018

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

OUTCOMES

Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2018

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2018
Inadequate conditions

Overcrowding

2018

Showers and toilets

2018

Lighting

2018

Bedding and clothing

2018

Access to clean drinking water

2018

Protection from Physical Violence

2018

Food provision

2018

Hygiene

2018

Medical care

2016

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Non-secure

2016

Secure

2016

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

No

2018
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2018
Family Segregation

Yes

2018
Age Segregation

No

2018

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Consular Access

Yes

2018

TELECOMMUNICATIONS