SHTF Survival: 10 Survival Tools That Should Be in Your Survival
by Tess Pennington
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be honest, survival is not something you want to gamble your life
on. Meeting your basic needs during a disaster is key to survival,
and having the right set of tools to fall back on is paramount in
your preparedness endeavors.
The ten tools
listed below are some of the most important survival tools that
should be in your 72-hour bags or survival bags. Practice using
these tools regularly so that you know their capability and their
Treatment: We simply cannot live without water. The more energy
you consume, the more water your body will need. Having a means
to purify water in a survival situation will help keep you hydrated,
your brain functioning properly and your focus on survival. In
addition, if you sustain an injury, water can be poured over the
wound for cleaning.
and Map: Knowing which direction you are headed and where
you need to be are essential. Keep maps of your surrounding area
at home (in case you have to evacuate by foot), in your car and
in your survival bags.
Starter, flint bars, matches or lighter: Having a way
to produce fire can help you cook food and keep warm and prevent
Aid Kit: You do not want to be caught in a survival situation
without a first aid kit. This kit assists in injury treatment
and helps prevent infections from perpetuating.
Used for signaling, checking face for wounds, looking at your
back for wounds/ticks, and can be used to start fire.
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