10 Reasons To Own A Gas Mask

How and When to Use a Fire Blanket In An Emergency Situation

Having a fire blanket inside your home, can serve you well in many emergency fire situations. Most importantly you need to know how and when to use them.

Additional and Practical Uses of a Fire Blanket

For small fires a fire blanket will extinguish the fire much faster than a fire extinguisher. And, if you are ever trapped in a fire, a fire blanket could save your life by enabling you to escape.

Learn How To Deal With Electrical Burns

It is a common misconception that an electric shock and an electrical burn is the same thing but they most certainly are not! When an individual sustains an electric shock, the electricity does not typically cause external or internal injury, despite the fact that it flows through the body. On the other hand, electrical burns are quite severe and can result in a number of underlying injuries.

Practical Everyday Use for Freeze Dried Food Storage

Freeze dried food storage is breaking the traditional mold of food that sits on a shelf and more and more people are finding practical daily use for this unique type of food. Practical ways this food can be used on a regular basis might include things like camping, hunting, summer/winter cottage storage and use for daily meals. Reasons for why this type of food is becoming increasingly popular for these type of activities is explained more in this article.

Lesson From Japan

We learned many lessons from Japan… here are 10 of them. Simple things that can make life endurable and comfortable in the midst of difficult circumstances. If you’re prepared, you shalt not fear.

Abandon Modern Day Life and Run For The Hills

Over the last 10 years of my life I have thought deeply about the possibility of humanity as we know it crumbling to dust leaving human kind having to fend for themselves. This, may I point out now, is nothing new. There are pockets of human tribes scattered across the globe who have never been affected by modern day society. Take for example the Aboriginals in mid Australia who still live off the land and only take what they need, as they need it.

2012 Survival Tips – How to Put Together a Great First Aid Kit

You may be looking for the information on the first aid kit. A first aid kit is simply a compilation of special equipments and supplies that is used in giving the first aid.

Features I Like On My Eton FR160 Emergency Radio

Knowing what is going on is always helpful, but it becomes critical in a natural disaster or crisis situation. What is happening, what is still coming, and where you can go for help become vital questions that you will need answers to. An Eton emergency radio can help you obtain those answers. Here are some of the features that I really like on my Eton FR160 multi-purpose outdoor radio.

Fire Building Basics: Things You Must Know to Make a Fire

Fire, the very element that has been essential to human survival for millennia. For many obtaining fire is as easy as turning a knob, flicking a lighter or striking a match.

Basic Knots – The Ten Most Important to Learn

One thing that often gets overlooked in a person’s quest for preparedness is a working knowledge of basic knots. Knot tying is one of the most primitive tools (yes tools) that a man can use. Knowing how to tie knots not only increases the fun you can have in a wilderness situation, it can also mean the difference between life and death in a survival situation.

Bear Attack Defense When In the Wilderness, Or at Home

Whether you hike, camp, hunt or live in a rural area, more and more people are confronting bears. We should all know how we should act and how we can defend ourselves should this ever happen to us.

History of Emergency Public Ambulance Service in Washington DC

Emergency public ambulance service in Washington D.C. has followed a convoluted and at times troubled path. Its beginnings in our nation’s capital are rooted in the various hospitals and their evolution in service and care. The Civil War is the likely beginning however the years after bring development including new modern hospitals and related services including ambulances for the public.

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