In the event of a major earthquake or a major storm, these vending machines will provide all of their contents to users free of charge.
we all know that Japan It is one of the countries with the highest seismic activity in the world, something that can also lead to other natural disasters like tsunamis.
To do this, Japanese officials are preparing for the next big Earthquake Which can come into the country, and they started with vending machines.
and it’s kind of special vending machines They will offer free food and drink in the event of a major earthquake or typhoon.
So far, they have installed some of them in the west coast city of Akko, which is located in an area that seismologists consider highly vulnerable to a major earthquake in the coming decades.
They’ll only unlock in natural disasters
These machines hold approximately 300 soft drink bottles and cans and 150 emergency food items, and are attached to evacuation shelters.
While most of the time users must pay for their content, if some sort of natural disaster occurs such as a major earthquake, they will be automatically unlocked, making the content available for free to those who need it. Needed.
Manufacturers of these vending machines, Prithvi Corporationnote that “They are the first of their kind in the country” And? “We would like to install machines across the region,
Furthermore, a city official stated that “We hope that the reservation will promote the safety of our residents,