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    Assemble an At-Home

    Survival Kit

    Stock an Ofce BOB

    Gear Up with a To-Go BOB

    Pack or Surviving in the Wild

    Make a Kit in a Can

    Build a First-Aid Kit

    Stop Bleeding

    Disinect a Wound

    Bandage a Wound

    Assess and Respond:

    Deal with Blood Loss

    Contents

    Immobilize an Arm Injury

    Fake a Sling

    Set a Bone

    Make a Splint

    Save with CPR

    Perorm the Heimlich Maneuver

    Identiy and Treat Burns

    Treat or Shock

    Handle Hypothermia

    Treat Frostbite

    Survive Heat Illnesses

    Deeat Dehydration

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    Introduction rom Outdoor Life

    A Note rom Rich

    ESSENTIALS

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    Avoid Getting Lost

    Assess Your Situation

    Measure Remaining Daylight

    Find Yourself on a Map

    Scout for Shelter

    Build a Shelter from

    Branches and Leaves

    Hole Up in a Tree Well

    Make a Bed in a Pinch

    Hunt for Water

    Purify Water in the Wild

    Filter Water with Your Pants

    Learn Fire-Making Basics

    Make a Fire Four Ways

    Upgrade Your Shelter

    Predict the Weather with Plants

    Get Noticed by Rescuers

    Light Up a Signal Fire

    This Happened To Me!

    When Grizzlies Attack

    Know Your Bears

    Live Through a Grizzly Encounter

    Assess and Respond:

    Handle Animal Attacks

    Stand Your Ground Against a Lion

    Beware Africas Deadliest Beasts

    Live Through a Stampede

    Navigate Tall Grass

    Outrun a Croc on Land

    Avoid Being Gator Bait

    Chow Down on Gator Tail

    Dress a Snake

    Wade Through a Swamp

    Build a Swamp Shelter

    Keep Bugs Out of Your Pants

    Tie a Square Lashing

    Avoid Dreaded Trench Foot

    Set a Snare for Small Animals

    Make a Jaw Spear

    Dig a Hole Trap

    Fish with Your Shirt

    Improvise a Skewer Hook

    Test Plants for Edibility

    Gobble Up Bugs

    Rid Big Game of Harmful Bacteria

    Spit-Roast That Bunny

    Butcher a Deer Leg

    Drag a Deer

    Put Your Kill to Use

    Trap a Goose

    WILDERNESS

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    Steer Clear o Poisonous Plants

    Remove a Tick

    Put Your Pee to Work

    Treat a Snake Bite

    Swing a Mean Machete

    Assess and Respond:

    Understand Poison Types

    Heal with Bugs

    Remove a Leech

    Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

    Banish a Boty

    Avoid Scorpions

    Treat a Scorpion Sting

    Fight Dehydration in the Desert

    Navigate the Deserts Shiting Sands

    Make a Solar Still

    Scout or Water in the Desert

    This Happened to Me!

    Trapped in a Canyon

    Seek Water in a Canyon

    Maximize Heat rom a Campfre

    Scale a Canyon

    Equip Yoursel or the Mountains

    Be a Modern Caveman

    Stay Sae in a Cave

    Find Food Above the Tree Line

    Conquer Altitude Sickness

    in the Mountains

    Bed Down on a Cli

    Case Study: Snowed In

    Avoid Getting Stranded

    in the Mountains

    Trek Across a Glacier

    Tie a Double Figure-Eight Knot

    Rappel on the Fly

    Descend a Scree Slope

    Start a Fire in the Snow

    Turn Snow into Water

    Build a Snow Cave

    Traverse an Ice Floe

    Rig an Ice-Fishing Trap

    Improvise Snow Goggles

    Make Emergency Snowshoes

    Cross an Icy Pond

    Get Out o Broken Ice

    Save Someone rom a Chilly Demis

    Swim Across a Raging River

    Wade Across a River

    Ford a River with Friends

    Tie a Fishermans Knot

    Orient Yoursel by the Stars

    Signal a Boat

    Improvise a Float

    Beat Hypothermia in the Water

    Find Drinking Water at Sea

    Catch Fish in Open Waters

    Case Study: Adrift in the Gulf

    Stay Alive at Sea

    Right a Capsized Boat

    Put Out a Boat Fire

    Start a Flooded Motor

    Plug a Leak

    Avoid Shark Bites

    Make Peace with a Man-o-War

    Deal with Sea Caves

    Escape Kelp Entanglement

    Keep Track o Time at the Equator

    Find Lunch in a Tide Pool

    Swim Against a Riptide

    Make the Most o a Coconut

    Assess a Deserted Island

    Make Rope with an Improvised Vi

    Crat a Rat

    Know When Your Rats Close to Lan

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    Be Ready or Disaster

    Spot Tornado Warning Signs

    Judge Where a Tornado Is Heading

    Assess and Respond:

    Stay Safe in a Tornado

    Reinorce Garage Doors

    in a Windstorm

    Deal with a Downed Power

    Line in a Car

    Tree-Proo Your Home

    Buck a Downed Tree

    Prepare Your House or a Hurricane

    Build a Dike

    Make DIY Flood Protection

    Case Study: Wind Gone Wild

    Survive a Heck of a Hurricane

    Make a Lie Rat rom

    Household Items

    Turn Your Attic into an Ark

    Make Waterproo Matches

    Paddle Through Floodwaters

    Drive Saely on Flooded Roads

    Dig Your Truck Out o the Mud

    Live Through a Flash Flood

    Rescue Someone Caught in a Flood

    Return Home Saely Ater a Flood

    Live Through Lightning

    Install Lightning Rods on Your Roo

    Help Someone Struck by Lightning

    Survive a Wildfre

    Prevent a Forest Fire

    Protect Your Home rom Wildfres

    Case Study: When Things Get Hot

    Withstand a Firestorm

    Survive a Volcanic Eruption

    Cope with Ash

    Assess a Lava Field

    Retroft Your House

    Keep Household Items

    Steady in a Quake

    Know Earthquake Hot Spots

    Understand Fault Activity

    Ride Out a Quake in a Car

    Weather an Earthquake

    Survive Being Trapped Under Debris

    Take Action Ater an Earthquake

    This Happened to Me!

    Tsunami Race

    Know Tsunami Warning Signs

    Brace or a Big Wave

    Survive Being Swept Away

    in a Tsunami

    Deal with a Tsunami at Sea

    Know When Mud Might Flow

    Make It Through a Mudslide

    Save Your Home rom Mudslides

    Know Youre in Avalanche Country

    Assess Incline

    Recognize Avalanche Types

    Ride Out an Avalanche

    Get Rescued rom an Avalanche

    Know Which Way Is Up

    Strap On an Avalanche Beacon

    Walk in a Whiteout

    Drive in a Blizzard

    Deal with Being Snowbound in a Car

    Ride Out a Blizzard at Home

    Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Store Food During a Blizzard

    Clear a Heavy Snow

    Protect Your Face in a Sandstorm

    Drive in a Sandstorm

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    DISASTER

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    Pick a Sae Seat on a Train

    Stop a Train

    Get Your Car O the Tracks

    Jump rom a Moving Train

    Use Your Cell or an Airborne SOS

    Contact Air Trafc Control

    Jump Out o an Airplane

    This Happened to Me!

    Panic in the Air

    Salvage a Crash Site

    Make It to the Lieboat

    Abandon Ship Saely

    Swim Through Burning Oil

    Deal with a Hazmat Situation

    Decontaminate Yoursel

    Seal Your Home During a

    Chemical Spill

    Get Clear o a Hazardous Spill

    Don a Gas Mask

    Prevent the Spread o

    Airborne Illnesses

    Dispose o a Body

    Improvise Shelter During

    Nuclear Fallout

    Bunk Up in a Bunker

    Assess and Respond:

    Understand Radiation

    Anticipate Radiations

    Lasting Eects

    Make it Through a Power Outage

    Survive a Heat Wave

    Eat Right in a Blackout

    Start Your Car with a Screwdriver

    Siphon Fuel

    Charge Your Phone with a Flashligh

    Harness a Car Batterys Power

    Harvest Aspirin rom Tree Bark

    Catch a Squirrel or Dinner

    Eat Roadkill

    Render Animal Fat

    Stash Valuables or Dark Times