Being prepared for any emergency is the best way to survive. Whether it is a personal emergency, or a natural disaster, if you are prepared, you will more likely get through it without incident. Some accidents can not be foreseen, but if you have the correct items for emergencies, you are a step ahead.
Emergency preparedness is making sure that you know what could happen, and planning for it. If you have supply kits, first aid kits, a family emergency plan, and know what you are to do before, during and after emergencies, you have a much better chance of staying protected and surviving. The guide to survival in any type of emergency, is being prepared, and periodically reviewing your plan together as a family, or as a community.
First aid kits and survival kits are critical on the list of a guide to survival. You can purchase already packed first aid kits, or you may assemble them yourself. Similar automobile emergency kits should also be available in each car that you own. The items that are most basic, and necessary, are:
Sterile gloves – for cleaning and dressing wounds.
Sterile bandages- for dressing wounds and applying pressure to bleeding points.
Antiseptic cleansing agent – to sterilize wounds, or dressings to be used.
Antibacterial towelettes – to clean hands, or wounds.
Adhesive bandages in various sizes- to protect wounds from …