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 Deaths at facility
1014
2396

2020

No Data
Greece

31,126

Immigration detainees (2018)

6,290

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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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

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

Overall Inspection Score

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

2018
Inadequate conditions

Detention Centre inadequate condition Overcrowding

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Showers and toilets

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Lighting

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Bedding and clothing

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Access to clean drinking water

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Protection from Physical Violence

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Food provision

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Hygiene

2018

Detention Centre inadequate condition Medical care

2016
External 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