Dr. Yoshiyuki Kaneda serves as manager of R&D projects for the HPCI strategic program field 3 -Advanced Prediction Research for Natural Disaster Prevention and Reduction-conducting research for improvement of prediction accuracy of earthquakes and tsunamis. This research has three main themes: earthquake, tsunami, and evaluation of damage to cities caused by earthquakes and tsunamis. This research is conducted by using the K computer.

Belle Maison, Japanese online store, is now selling several goods to protect your pet if disaster strikes, especially for your cat or small dog. Here are some of the products:

SOS Pet Bag (14,040 yen) is a bag to help you to evacuate smoothly with your pet. By setting the accompanying steel pipe at the top, it can also be a temporary house for your pet.