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Cold Weather Survival
Cold Weather Survival
Cold weather survival can be the toughest of all and should never be attempted unless you really know what you're doing....
Dangers and Benefits of Leeches
Dangers and Benefits of Leeches
How to minimise the risks presented by leeches and environments to avoid. How they attach themselves to you and how to remove them. How they present more extreme…...
Dealing With Children in a Survival Situation
Dealing With Children in a Survival Situation
How it’s important to know how to deal with children in a survival situation. The importance of including them in all areas of survival techniques and helping to keep…...
Dealing with Insects in a Survival Situation
Dealing with Insects in a Survival Situation
How to prevent insect bites and stings. How to minimise the risks of insects causing you problems and how to treat a casualty who has been bitten or stung....
Handling An Evacuation Procedure
Handling An Evacuation Procedure
How various types of disasters and catastrophes make it virtually impossible to have once single evacuation plan set in stone but why it’s useful to discuss possible…...
How to Communicate With the Locals
How to Communicate With the Locals
The different ways you can communicate with the locals if you are faced with a survival situation. How it's important to have some understanding and appreciation of…...
How to Cross Rivers, Streams and Rapids
How to Cross Rivers, Streams and Rapids
How it’s important to scope out the lie of the land and water first when faced with crossing a river, stream or rapids in a survival situation. Identifying potential…...
How to Get Out Of A Mud Bog (Quicksand)
How to Get Out Of A Mud Bog (Quicksand)
The importance of not panicking should you fall into quicksand or a mud bog. Assessing the situation and then the importance of doing everything slowly and being…...
How To Survive A Forest Fire
How To Survive A Forest Fire
How to survive a forest fire. The importance of prevention and of understanding how fire spreads and how to identify possible escape routes which could save your life…...
How To Survive Worst Case Scenarios
How To Survive Worst Case Scenarios
How it’s often the psychological make up of a person that determines whether they survive or not over and above all other factors put together. How, no matter what…...
Intestinal Parasites and Diarrhoea
Intestinal Parasites and Diarrhoea
How intestinal parasites get into your body, the symptoms you might experience and some methods for getting rid of them if you don't have access to conventional medicine....
Predicting the Weather
Predicting the Weather
How a basic understanding of the weather an ability to read the signs from the sky and all around you can help you to predict a change in weather which can help you…...
Prepare to Stay Over Night
Prepare to Stay Over Night
preparing for an overnight stay in a survival situation and how you need to assess the specific situation and prioritise your needs....
Preventing and Treating Frostbite
Preventing and Treating Frostbite
What frostbite is, how to recognise the symptoms and how to treat it. How to prevent frostbite occurring in the first place and the importance of how to treat it in…...
Preventing and Treating Snake Bites
Preventing and Treating Snake Bites
How to minimise the possibility of encountering snakes out in the wild and what you should do if you or a friend is bitten by one....
Survival Psychology
Survival Psychology
How the psychology of survival can play a tremendous part in determining whether or not you’re able to survive an emergency situation. Techniques you can carry out…...
Surviving a Chemical Attack
Surviving a Chemical Attack
How preparation is the key to having any chance of surviving a chemical attack. What you need to consider and using your senses to detect the possible presence of…...
Surviving an Animal Attack
Surviving an Animal Attack
The reasons why an animal might attack and basic tips for what to do if you think you are at risk of being a victim. How to react during the attack and what to do once…...
Surviving at Sea
Surviving at Sea
How there are several things you should consider when faced with a sea survival situation and how your equipment and skills can help you to survive. How a sea survival…...
Surviving in Extreme Heat
Surviving in Extreme Heat
How to recognise the different types of illnesses caused by exposure to extremes of heat. How to treat each kind and ways of preventing heat illnesses occurring which…...
Surviving in the Desert
Surviving in the Desert
How water consumption and finding shade are the overriding elements which will determine your ability to survive in a desert survival situation. How you should drink…...
Surviving Natural Disasters
Surviving Natural Disasters
How to react when a natural disaster occurs to increase your chances of survival. How being able to read the signs can help you avoid the effects of an impending…...
The Boy Scout Handbook and Survival
The Boy Scout Handbook and Survival
The Scout Handbook is more than just a manual for scouts; it offers the ideal primer in wilderness survival techniques....
Using the Stars to Navigate
Using the Stars to Navigate
One of the most important survival skills is being able to navigate by the stars at night, without using a compass....
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