UNOSAT Preliminary Assessment Report 'Eua Island - 21 Jan 2022

Preliminary Satellite-Derived Damage Assessment as of 21st January 2022 for 'Eua Island.


  • Extensive damage is observed the Eua island as of 20 January 2022 likely caused by the tsunami waves triggered by the volcanic eruption;
  • The settlement along the shoreline of Ohonua town seems to have been washed away by the tsunami waves as of 20 January 2022;
  •  54 structures in cloud free zone are heavily damaged and/or destroyed as of 20 January 2022;
  • Destroyed road along the shoreline observed as of 20 January 2022;
  • Inland structures seems not to be destroyed but likely damaged;
  • No damaged structures observed in 'Eua Fo Ou town and Houma village as of 20 January 2022

Source :

UNOSAT, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR

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