A survival kit consists of a set of basic essentials and supplies designed to help survive in an emergency. Life jackets, first aid kits, food storage containers, a water filter, a compass, a fire starter, an extra battery, a flashlight, a map of the area, and some basic equipment like a knife or scissors. Aircraft, military and civil aircraft, and boats are also equipped with survival tools. There are many variations of the survival kit such as a complete survival kit consisting of all the essential tools and necessities that can be used in an emergency, a portable survival kit, or a survival backpack.
A portable survival kit has the same basic equipment as a home survival kit, however, the difference is it is designed to be carried on a person or is lightweight and easy to carry. Some portable kits include a compass and a fire starter while others do not.
A survival kit includes survival tools, survival foods, and other items to be used for survival. Some of the survival tools used in emergency situations are shovels, crowbars, picks, and hammers. Survival foods are often dehydrated, canned, or freeze dried. Items that are useful for cooking are often included in survival foods. These types of items could include a fire starter and a compass.
A survival backpack is a small travel carrier or bag that is designed to fit into a pocket or pouches to provide a small amount of emergency survival gear. A backpack is one of the most practical forms of emergency gear. They are also known as backpacks and carry-on luggage, but are usually smaller in size.
Other survival tools include whistles, fire starters, smoke grenades, matches, and lighters. A whistle can be used to alert people when the fire is about to start.
A smoke grenade is a small device that can be used to create a distraction so the person being attacked does not know what is happening until the situation is over. If the smoke grenade is attached to a lighter, the attacker will know the smoke is about to explode but will not be able to see the light until the light goes out.
Some of the emergency tools used in the military and law enforcement are a flashlight and an MP3 or a radio to play music during an emergency situation. The radio can be used to contact family and notify them of the situation. The radio can also provide updates to friends, family members, and the authorities.
Other personal survival tools that are used in an emergency are a compass, whistle, firestarters, food storage containers, and water, and a survival food kit. The basic survival tools should be used for emergencies only.
There are many types of emergency survival tools that you should consider having on hand for use in the event of a disaster. These include the fire knife and emergency first aid kit, fire extinguisher, flashlights and extra batteries, fire extinguisher spray, knife and fire starter sets, shovel, hammer, a water bucket and fork, a flashlight, a first aid box, flashlight, and an extra pair of gloves.
If you have a fire extinguisher, the first aid kit is your first line of defense against a fire. It will contain any first aid supplies you need. In addition to this kit, you may need another kit with medications, a first aid box with medication and some prescription medicines. and a fire starter.
Emergency survival kits should contain emergency first aid products for the treatment of cuts, burns, broken bones, smoke, chemicals and a first aid kit for treating injuries. You may also need an emergency phone and rescue first aid kit. You should also have a tool set including shovels, pry bar, and chisel. Fire fighting equipment should also be present.
An emergency kit should be checked regularly. The first aid kit should include a spare blanket and raincoat to keep you warm and dry.