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, Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
1014
2396

2020

YES
Greece

31,126

Immigration detainees (2018)

6,290 - 7,570

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Secure reception centre

2016
National typology

Name Reception and Identification Centre

2016
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2016

Year Ceased

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

Ministry Typology

2020

STATISTICS & DATA

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
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1014

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1100

2017
Reported Population (day)

Number 2396

2020

Number 4744

2020

Number 2018

2018
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2020

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2018
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2018

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

Grade Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2018
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Lighting

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Bedding and clothing

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to clean drinking water

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Protection from Physical Violence

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2016
Security Regime

Security Level Non-secure

2016

Security Level Secure

2016
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation No

2018
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2018
Family Segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2018
Age Segregation

Age Segregation No

2018
Consular Access

Consular Access Yes

2018