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My Experience What Every Survival Kit Should Include

Discussion in 'Lifestyle and Health Topics' started by anu_smart, Dec 31, 2015.

  1. anu_smart

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    What Every Survival Kit Should Include

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    Every house and car should include at least a fundamental survival kit in case of a catastrophe. Even in the event that you think that nothing will ever happen to necessitate using this type of kit, it's always better to be safe than sorry in regards to the lives and security of yourself as well as your nearest and dearest. You simply never understand what the future could bring, as well as a survival kit for emergency preparedness is imperative to any house.

    The Very Basics

    At minimum, every house ought to have a couple of items. These things will be particularly useful in case of a power outage of any kind, particularly if you are not able to depart from your house because of weather or security reasons.

    * Bottled water (at least one gallon per person daily)
    * Non-perishable food items
    * Additional clothing, blankets, etc.
    * LED torches
    * Plenty of batteries
    * Waterproof matches or lighter
    * Health and sterilization supplies (toilet paper, soap, hygiene products)
    * Documentation (identification, medical history and drug lists, emergency contacts)
    * First aid kit

    Prepared for Anything

    A catastrophe in your house opens you up to lots of chances for survival. There are constantly tools, supplies, and things which could be utilized for a large number of jobs. If a catastrophe strikes and you have to leave home, you would like to be prepared for that also. These things ought to be prepared to pick up and go at a minute's notice, and note that these things are in addition to the fundamental things already covered.

    * A multi-use tool (like a Leatherman or Swiss army knife)
    * Weather protection: sunblock, hats, rain coats, etc.
    * Communicating things (like a mobile radio)
    * Map
    * A strategy

    Preparation Ahead of Time

    Having a strategy is among the most powerful tools in your arsenal. Understanding where to go or what to do in an emergency scenario is possibly more useful than virtually any thing in your survival kit. Preparation ahead comprises getting your survival kit at the ready, having a primary and secondary strategy for where to go in case you must depart from your house, understanding basic first aid and the best way to read a map or make use of a shortwave radio, and other general fundamental knowledge. A strategy exponentially raises the chances you can live with whatever comes along.

    The Relevance of First Aid

    Having a survival first aid kit is just another superb significant essential variable that certainly must not be overlooked. The American Red Cross has a comprehensive listing of things that every first aid kit should contain. You ought to add things based on the personal requirements of yourself as well as your family, including EpiPens, pain relievers, and additional drugs.

    Other Survival Kit Choices

    There are on-line newsgroups and sites that specialize in emergency preparedness and disaster preparation. A few of these websites even sell survival kits, however they may be pricey. To spend less and have the ability to customize the kit to the private needs of you as well as your family, take some time and put together your own survival kit, beginning with these minimal essential things.

    Why Plan for Something which might Never Occur?

    Getting ready for a catastrophe is an essential element of living a responsible life. You would like to trust that such an event never happens, but be prepared for anything to keep your family safe. In the event you do not have one already, begin assembling your survival kit today.
     
  2. challengewriter

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    I have been thinking of doing this but, there is no time. Also there are hardly anywhere nearby in my country where I can find non-perishable foods, is there a way to make them yourself? I can't wait to build my own home, I'm going to have an underground bunker.
     
  3. ipol12

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    I think non-perishable good were those canned foods, noodles and preserved foods. Correct me if I am wrong but that's what's on my mind. It is for survival so I think what I did mention can help. If you doesn't want processed foods like those in cans, try preserving foods which has a rubberized cover.
     
  4. challengewriter

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    They did eventually expire. I understand what you mean. I wonder how people stock up on this goods and don't eventually use it, they have to discard it and get a new one.
     
  5. rayone

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    I think we all keep almost all these items in our homes and few of these in our cars also although keeping them all in the car is not possible for me. As far non perishable food items are concerned we keep dry fruits and biscuits which are sufficient in case of an emergency. The water is always available in purifier’s storage tank.
     
  6. ipol12

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    Well, it can be consumed as the expiration date come closer. That's what we often do. Then buy another set of. stocks. It's good to be always prepared as you will need them in time.
     
  7. Renren

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    These lists of survival kits are really needed and is very useful in many kinds of emergency scenarios. We don't know what might happen or when we are going to need these things, but preparing ahead of time is better rather than to be sorry later.
     
  8. networld

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    The list is quite exhaustive and very useful, thanks for sharing. We can use this as a checklist to prepare a survival kit.
    Unfortunate events take place almost without any notice and only then we realize the importance of a survival kit. We should be prepared to face any disaster. But in reality we fail to become prepared to face any such unfortunate events and we live under the impression that we are always safe. But earth is only a small planet in the whole universe and anything can happen to anybody and at any time. Better be prepared.
     

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