Preparing to survive anything can seem like an impossible task, for the unprepared. A big part survival preparedness is understanding how to make use of all the things around you. A survival kit or pack is a very good start for being ready for anything, but it’s only as good as the knowledge you have to go with it. Understanding the type of area that you are in could mean the difference between life and death. Your pack needs to fit the area that is all around you, if you’re in the desert your survival kit needs to be a desert kit. Of course all survival packs will have the same basic items for survival, fire starters, emergency blanket, and a signal mirror. Those are just a few things that should be in all survival packs. Understanding your body is also very important, knowing how long you can survive without water and food; if you need medication all ways have an emergency supply. These are the things that can mean life or death if not properly prepared, consider anything prepare for everything.
Different Types of Preparedness
Depending on your location you need to be prepared for different situations. If you have to make a long drive through the mountains for work every day then your car should be set up with supplies for cold weather and a emergency kit for example. The point of this is to show how different the supplies can be depending on location. Preparedness can save lives, and it pays to be prepared for anything.
This video is a good example of different types of preparedness. Where you live matters, so plan for the worst and expect the best. Preparing for disasters is a key part of preparedness because that is what will affect you most, so never stop preparing for the worst.