Six Hurricane And catastrophe Preparation Tips

There is a much different procedure when preparing for survival through a long term disaster such as a severe earthquake than simply evacuating during a flood or fire. A disaster, such as an earthquake or terrorist attack, may have wiped out communication, utilities, roads, bridges, hospitals, public services such as police and ambulances. In case of a local disaster that affects only a small area of your state, you would not necessarily need a survival kit, but rather a “personal kit” A personal kit (back pack) should not be so large that it is difficult for you to carry it and you may be tempted to discard it.

Both fairly stiff, thick wire and thinner, more flexible wire is always a good thing to have in your survival kit. The stiffer wire can be used to impale an object to be placed over the fire, such as a fish. The stiff wire can also be used for kabobs. The more flexible wire can be used to wrap and dangle less secure items over the fire, such as a piece of deer meat. Both types of wire can be utilized for other bug out bag food kit other than cooking.

The most efficient bushcraft knife needs to be versatile in a number of things it can do. Still, as with any survival gear tucked absent – – bulk and weight are essential issues to take into consideration. So your selection of the most effective knife has to be determined by robust construction, appropriate materials, and workmanship.

Your personal kit should contain these items plus a good first-aid kit (should also contain a suture set & antibiotic cream). The personal kit is sometimes referred to as a bug-out bag. The internet has many available free lists of suggested items for this purpose. A Google of “bug-out bag” will result in thousands of search results.

I keep two large tarps with my bug out bag, rather then a tent which can only be set up one way and requires multiple parts, a tarp can be rigged up any way you need with the resources you have at hand. Tarps can also be used to collect rain water.

Avoid going on the trail without some kind of medical supplies. You can get anything from a simple first aid kit to a full-fledged medical or surgical kit. Learn how to use it before you go out. It is not easy to work with unfamiliar supplies when you are fumbling in the cold.

There are many other things that you can include in your tactical arsenal to help you deal with situations. You can have a set of lock picking tools to help you evade adversaries. You can have several different blades on your body to help you escape if you are captured: a neck knife, boot knife, belt buckle knife, and a wallet knife. A pocket pepper spray may come in handy. There are even tactical pens that are effective weapons.