Island of Chios, North Aegean

Chios VIAL Reception and Identification Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Administrative (Secure reception centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains:

Capacity

1014

2020

Reported Population

4744

2020

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2018

Greece

31,126

Immigration detainees

18,204

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017
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

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Reception and Identification Service

Type Governmental

2016
Security Regime

Security Level Non-secure

2016

Security Level Secure

2016
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017
Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2018

Name Adult men

2018

Name Adult women

2018
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
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1014

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1100

2017
Reported population at a specific time

Number 4744

2020

Number 2018

2018
Reported overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2020

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2018
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
Consular access

Consular Access Yes

2018
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2018
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Armed guards
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Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
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Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Reported deaths at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

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