Survival Guide: What You Need to Survive a Disaster

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Survival guide
Survival preparedness is important, because you never know when a disaster may happen. In a world where terrorist attacks are increasing and society is on the brink of collapse, it is up to you to be prepared. In this survival guide, you will find the essentials that you will need to survive in the event that something does happen.

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Food & Water
As part of your survival preparedness, you will need to have food and water stored in the event an emergency does happen. While you ideally will want to store as much as you possibly can, it might not be entirely feasible. A good idea will be for you to have at least a month’s worth of food in storage, although a year would be preferable. With this, you need to ensure you are rotating out older food sources that are going to expire soon and consume them now, while replacing them with new stock. Rotation is going to be important in ensuring that you have enough goods to last you.

Water is going to be an important element to have. You not only will need to have enough to drink for as long as possible, but you should also have enough  additional water for rehydrating the foods you have in storage. It will be a good idea to have enough water to survive for a year. Keep in mind that commercial water has a two year expiration date and you will want to rotate older bottles as needed. Having purification tablets for later on will also be important.

Shelter
The shelter you own should be large enough that you can comfortably stand in it, while also having enough room to lay down in it. The walls should be sealed so no animals or insects can gain access to the space. This ensures total comfort and safety when you are using it during an emergency situation.

For the placement, you should avoid having it on the side of mountain terrain to avoid a mud slide or avalanche. Additionally, it should not be in an area where there could be flooding. There should also be a fresh air source in place to ensure you do not end up suffocating.

First Aid Materials

Your first aid kit is going to be very important. In it, you will need to have your basic care items. This includes eye rinses, band aids, tweezers, needle and thread, antibiotic ointment and burn cream. In addition to this you will want to have:

  • Hemostatic Agent
  • Primary Wound Closure
  • H Bandage
  • Pressure Dressing
  • Wrap
  • Medical Tape
  • Splints
  • Swabs
  • Antiseptic
  • Allergy Medicine
  • Anti-Diarrheal
  • Pain Medication
  • Self- defense & Weapons to have on Hand

Also an important part of the survival guide will be the weapons you should have on hand. Before a disaster situation occurs, you will need to have close combat training and a basic firearms safety course. These will help you to be prepared for any situation that may arise. With that you will want to have:

  • A hand gun for personal protection
  • Hunting knife for cleaning and protection
  • A hunting rifle for game
  • An automatic rifle for emergency situations

Survival Kit Check List

The last part of survival preparedness deals with the survival kit checklist that you should have. This will help to ensure that you are ready for any situation that may arise.

  • Food (Fresh and dehydrated)
  • Water (fresh and purification tablets)
  • Flashlight
  • Communication Devices
  • Shelter and Warmth Items
  • Rope
  • Respirators
  • Working Gloves
  • Multifunction Pocket Knife
  • Hygiene Kits
  • First Aid Kit
  • Notebook
  • Pencils
  • Infectious Waste Bag
  • Entertainment Sources

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