Emergency Survival Kit: Do You Have One?

Deluxe Emergency Survival Kit

The purpose of an emergency survival kit is to have necessities available in one place that could be transported to another location, or a storage of basic necessities in one location for an extended period of time during an emergency. Survival kits are called Bug-Out Bags (BOBs), Personal Emergency Relocation Kits (PERKs), and Get Out Of Dodge (GOOD) kits. For transportable kits, only the basic necessities are included, and are based upon what emergencies you may encounter. Other survival kits are prepared in the event of emergencies occurring at home, when you would need to plan for an extended period of time, with no electricity or water available.

Shelter can be provided somewhat, by obtaining Mylar coated space blankets, to retain body heat, if you are out in the open. Ponchos, or garbage bags can provide wind or rain protection, and you will need waterproof matches and a catalytic heater with fuel. Signaling devices would include flares, whistles, LED flashlights with extra lithium batteries, laser pointers, a compass, lantern, and a survival manual. Tools that you may need are a swiss army knife, can opener, trash bags for waste material, candles, and a NOAA radio for updates on conditions, or evacuations.

Food should consist of canned foods, MREs, and high-energy food bars. For a more comprehensive supply storage, staples can be added such as flour, grains, salt, soda, oats, …

Survival Gear List: What’s On Your List

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In order to properly prepare for an emergency of any type, you need to have a survival gear list. It is important to prepare a list as a family, because each member may think of a circumstance where additional items …

Guide To Survival

Ultimate Survival Smart Kit with First Aid

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, …

Search & Rescue: Look To Save

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Search & Rescue (SAR) teams look for missing people, in order to save their lives. They also provide aid to people who are experiencing distress, or are in imminent danger. Search and rescue teams use all resources available, to assist …

Reasons To Have A Survival Handbook

CERT Book For All Disaster Needs

Getting to enjoy life can be a wonderful thing, but it can also be complex at the same time because of all that is happening in the world. This is when you should learn about the reasons why you need …