With the chances of a destructive earthquake hitting the Kanto region in the next 30 years estimated to be 70 percent, disaster preparedness seems to be on the minds of many people.

As they seek safety, and minimum necessities in times of trouble, a number of companies have developed unique products in an attempt to meet their needs.

While a radio is a standard item to have at hand when disaster strikes, it will be useless if the batteries are dead.