Island of Samos, North Aegean

Samos Vathy Reception and Identification Centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Secure reception centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Reception and Identification Service

Management: Reception and Identification Service (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
648
3547

2020

No Data
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

2019
National typology

Name Reception and Identification Centre

2019
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2016

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019
Management

Name Reception and Identification Service

Type Governmental

2018
Custodial Authorities

Agency Reception and Identification Service

Ministry Ministry of Migration Policy

Ministry Typology Immigration or Citizenship

2019

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Unaccompanied minors

2019

Name Families

2019

Name Accompanied minors

2019

Name Adult men

2019

Name Adult women

2019
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2019

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2019
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 648

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 648

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 850

2017
Reported Population (day)

Number 3547

2020

Number 6407

2020

Number 3723

2018

Number 2676

2018
Reports of Overpopulation

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2020

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2018
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Medium-term (4-20 days)

2019

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

CONDITIONS & REGIME

Inspection grade

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

2018
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Hygiene

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Recreation

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Medical care

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to clean drinking water

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to internet

2018

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Food provision

2018
Security Regime

Security Level Non-secure

2019

Security Level Secure

2019
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2019

Gender Segregation No

2019
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2019
Family Segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2019
Age Segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2019

Age Segregation No

2019
Consular Access

Consular Access Yes

2018