Almost every place on earth has its own unique drink that is believed to have the medicinal powers to cure just about everything. In the Dominican Republic this magic potion is known as Mamajuana. If you have ever been to the Dominican Republic, you will most likely have heard about Mamajuana, seen it or even tasted it.
Make sure that your house is sealed at all times so that the bugs from the outside cannot get in. You can place a rubber barrier under your doormat, which is a common entryway of bugs from the outside. This will help to seal your house so that bugs cannot come in and disrupt you.
Second, if you are allowed to have an open fire, be sure it is in a fire-pit. Many campgrounds already have fire-pits available at campsites. If you are primitive camping, you can build your own fire-pit. The best way to do this is by using rocks within the general area. Chances are a fire-pit has already been built by a previous camper.
The magnesium fire starter comes with its own source of tinder. Attach a piece of broken hack saw to the fire starter to use to strike the fire starter. You can also use the back of your knife but I prefer the hack saw blade. Use it to scrape some of the magnesium off to form a small pile of shavings to act as tinder. Light the tinder using the fire starter. This is best accomplished by placing one end of the magnesium fire starter at a 45 degree angle on a rock with the tinder next to the strike surface. Place additional tinder material underneath the magnesium filings. Small twigs, dried leaves, and dried grass will help you get the fire started.
A compass will help the child know Emergency survival kits which direction to head for. For the child to be able to do that, he should be taught how to read a compass as well as a map.
Does your job make you feel happy? Do you produce enough cash flow to stay afloat? Does your job provide you the weather resistant amazon you need to live happily? If you answered no, what can you do to find a job that gives you advantages? You want to look at the whole pie. If you lack skills to obtain a job that fits your survival, can you return to school to gain skills to help you grow?
For your home, consider ice packs to keep food items cool and extra pillows and blankets to add to your list. your list should also include emergency numbers for local hospitals and other emergency numbers as 911 may not be available in an emergency situation if overloaded with calls.
We are all busy. Making a living, taking care of our families. But take a minute and think. Its happening all around us, every day. Terrible things that could have a positive outcome. Spend a little time and thought to insure your families safety. Expect the unexpected, always, and be prepared for it.