Basic CPR Training
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an essential first aid technique that is useful for a number of medical emergencies: specifically those in which respiration or heartbeat has stopped. CPR basically consists of two factors: chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth breathing. The amount of emergency first aid you are capable of giving in the event of a medical emergency depends largely on your knowledge and ability learned from a first aid course.We Leave No Trace
As survivalists it may come down to a situation where we must hide in the woods while we are embarking upon our way to our chosen retreat in order to survive. If and when this event happens it is important that we leave no trace of our existence for others to follow.Mistakes Commonly Made by Survivalists
We are all survivalists and were beginners at one time or other and each of us could perhaps share an interesting anecdote or two concerning our experiences. Unfortunately, the new survivalists often learn the tricks of the trade the hard way and many times even the more experienced of us survivalists may overlook important aspects associated with bugging out or retreat creation.Emergency Food Stockpile Guide
“If a disaster threatens your community, local government and disaster-relief organizations will try to help you. But you need to be prepared as well. Local officials may be overwhelmed after a major disaster, and emergency response personnel may not be able to reach you right away. What you do to prepare can make a difference.” – FEMA.Emergency Response Skills Are Enhanced by Field Guides
Training for emergencies is an endless process, and emergency response skills can make the difference between life and death. Have a good field guide can add to your ability to respond quickly and effectively.Might You Possibly Perish Without Enough of These Included in Your Survival Supplies?
Some survival supplies are necessary, others are convenient; and still others go unthought of in most of the survival literature. What you don’t know may hurt you.Fire Shelters – Ways to Avoid More Harm
One of the greatest fears of any home owner is fire. We do everything in our capability to prevent this but sometimes catastrophes such as these just happen regardless of how much we prepare. Luckily, there are fire shelters which can protect your belongings as well as you and your family against fire.What to Pack in Your Car’s Emergency Kit
It is highly recommended that a vehicle should have auto emergency kits in it. Anything is possible during a journey and in case of emergency (which always happens when you are least expecting it) auto emergency kits can save you from standing at an abandoned road, waiting for help. The kit should have all car repairing tools and important items like a blanket or solar emergency blanket, first aid kit, food and water.No Electric, No Water, Prepare For the Worst – 10 Items to Having During a Disaster
Disasters can come in many forms and although you cannot protect against anything that may come your way, it is important to be as prepared as possible to improve your chances to come out of it as best you can. To prepare for disaster you must develop a disaster strategy based on your geographical location and situation. Having no electric power, contaminated water or both could be a real problem for many of us if we do not have a disaster recovery plan of our own.Prioritizing in Preparing For Survival
There’s a lot of information around for those folks that some are now calling “prep-ers” or those who are preparing for dire future scenarios. One way of trying to make sense of the pages and pages of seemingly endless information and long lists of items that may be needed is to step back and take a look at that vessel we all contend with on this plane, the human body.Surviving a Disaster, Prepare a Survival Kit For Your Children
How ready are your children in the event of a natural disaster? Prepare a survival kit for them and increase their chances dramatically.Make Your Plans to Deal With a Blackout – 7 Essential Tips You Need to Know Now!
In our current society, people typically take it for granted that electricity to their homes will always be available to run their TVs freezers and air conditioning units, until the time comes that the lights have gone out. Our society is not prepared to handle long term power outages and should become more aware of the exposure. These tips will help you plan for the possible situation and keep you ahead of the chaos and panic of your neighbors…How to Make and Use a First Aid Kit
A first aid kit is essential for every household and there should be one at a reachable place. When a person is hurt severely, finding all the things that you need in one single box is a time saving and convenient thing to have.Your Medical Library
If we have to evacuate our homes and live in a bug out environment for a period of time it is very unlikely that we will have the luxury of our usual medical professionals. As such it will be entirely our own responsibility to respond to any sort of medical emergency that may arise. The question I would like to pose to you is are your up to that?Survival on Snow Keeps Your Body Off Ice!
Patrick Young once quoted: “The trouble with weather forecasting is that it’s right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it.” And when it comes to snowstorms, they always hit you when least expect it, so learning these snow survival skills now could pay off big time later.