Island of Samos, North Aegean

Samos Vathy Reception and Identification Centre

Status

Temporarily closed

2021

Type: Secure reception centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Reception and Identification Service

Management: Reception and Identification Service (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
648
3547

YES

2018

Greece

33,444

Migration Detainees

30,631

Migration Detainee Entries

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FACILITY NAMES
Samos Vathy Reception and Identification Centre
Location

Country: Greece

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

Latitude, Longitude: 37.7372, 26.9862

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status Temporarily closed

2021

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Secure reception centre

2019
National typology

Name Reception and Identification Centre

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
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2016

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Families

2019

Name Unaccompanied minors

2019

Name Adult women

2019

Name Adult men

2019

Name Accompanied minors

2019
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2019

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2019

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 648

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 648

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 850

2017
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
3547
6407
3723
2676
Reports of Detainee Overpopulation at Facility

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2020

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2018

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Medium-term (4-20 days)

2019

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Overall Inspection Score

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2018
Inadequate conditions

Access to internet

2018

Medical care

2018

Recreation

2018

Overcrowding

2018

Showers and toilets

2018

Hygiene

2018

Food provision

2018

Access to clean drinking water

2018

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2019

Non-secure

2019

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2019

No

2019
Age Segregation

Yes

2019

No

2019
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2019
Family Segregation

Yes

2019

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

MONITORING & ACCESS

Consular Access

Yes

2018

TELECOMMUNICATIONS