Safi

Warehouses at Safi Barracks

Status

Temporarily closed

2014

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Management: Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
400
349

2011

Yes
Malta

720

Estimated detention capacity (2011)

113

Detained children (2017)

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FACILITY NAMES
Warehouses at Safi Barracks
Location

Country: Malta

City & Region: Safi, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 35.836411193, 14.4903230667

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2005

Year Ceased 2014

Center Status

Status Temporarily closed

2014
Management

Name Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Type Governmental

2013
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider James Caterer

Service Food services

2013

Provider Jesuit Refugee Service

Service Legal counselling

2013

Provider Jesuit Refugee Service

Service Social services

2013
Custodial Authorities

Agency Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Ministry Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security

Ministry Typology Defence

2013

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2013
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2013

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 400

2013
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 349

2011

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2011

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Inadequate conditions

Medical care

2013

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2013
Armed External Guards

No

2013

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2013
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2013

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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