LEARN ALL THAT HELPS YOU SURVIVE
Though survival skills need to be learnt, unknowingly you still manage to practice a lot of them in your daily chores and prepare yourself for future. For instance, buying food grains in bulk in order to store it for months, keeping a medical kit at home, office as well as in your vehicle, having an additional gas cylinder, etc. all these preparations are done keeping in mind future contingencies.
However, no one considers disasters to be a possible future event, supplies are stored so that they can be consumed at a later date and also you need not buy them in little quantities for each use.
Now if you see things from a different angle, then preparing yourself for disaster by learning what all you need to do won’t be a difficult task because you do practice many skills in daily life. You need to polish your knowledge and learn the right process of evacuating yourself from emergency situations.
There are countless tips for you to learn but the important ones are mentioned here which will help you survive the thin line between life and death.
In case you lose communication with each other during disaster, you need to spot one friend or relative who can be contacted by each of your family member so that he/she can turn up for help. This is probably your first lesson on survival.
Secondly you must know all the emergency exit routes of your home as well as workplace so that you can easily evacuate the place when an emergency strikes.
Keeping an emergency survival gear at home which is enough for the number of family members would be a great idea. Also make sure that the survival gear contains necessities like food, water, medication, clothing and blanket that can make you go for at least 3 days.
In the event of disaster, there are chances that ATM’s won’t work so it is advisable to keep some amount of cash on hand to meet the needs. You must constantly keep updating yourself about techniques of first aid and also practice them so that you can help someone during disaster.
There are certain areas that are more prone to disasters and the chances of casualty are high. You need to figure out such areas and avoid seeking refuge there. Also, in case your residence is located in such a region then make some secure plans to fight the nasty circumstances.
You need to be prepared for the disaster well in advance not just by equipping yourself with the tools but also by preparing yourself mentally as well. Practicing skills like staying calm, no panicking and reacting wisely can make the process of evacuation much easy.
With all these surface scratching tips you can easily ride out of the disaster no matter in what form it bumps into you and at what time.
Learning the skills gets easier with books and internet as they provide you with various tips that can be used under different situations and they will prepare you for the worst that might come up anytime.