You never know when a disaster may strike; you may get lost hiking in the jungle, your yacht may capsize, etc. The survival situations you can find yourself in, are endless.
Most people become confused and panic, but actually, what you need the most, then and there, is a game plan that will improve your chances of survival. For this purpose, you need to make a mental map of how you will respond to the situation at hand. This map will include Fire, Food & Water, Shelter, First-Aid and Signaling.
Once you’ve created a pattern and learned the necessary skills under each heading, you will then be able to adapt to different situations and shuffle the patterns to meet your immediate needs. Let us now move on to the 5 essential survival techniques you will need when disaster strikes.