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First Aid

First Aid Training – An Essential Survival Skill

Based on what happened at the Boston Marathon and Texas Fertilizer Plant, you never know when you may be called upon to administer first aid.  Both are rare occurrences but illustrate the need to know urgent emergency care and how it saves lives. By Dan C. – a contributing author of SurvivalCache.com This article intends… Read More

The Survival Handbook: Essential Skills for Outdoor Adventure

Would you know what to do if you met a bear in the woods? How exactly do you light a fire in the rain? What should you do if stranded in shark infested waters? Get the answers to these and many more questions in this no nonsense guide to survival training. This book review by… Read More

Use a Sawyer Extractor for Snake and Insect Bites

The Sawyer Extractor is the best first aid application for poisonous snake bites as well as insect bites and stings.  The Extractor is a venom suction system that removes the venom from the victims bloodstream.  The Sawyer Extractor system is also reusable and a definite must have for your Bug Out Bag or other survival… Read More

30 Uses for a Bandana

A bandana is another one of those things that is useful for a thousand things but nothing specific. It's right up there with duct tape and rope.  The things only weigh a couple ounces, they are dirt cheap, and are a must have in your Bug Out Bag or Urban Survival Gear. Here is just… Read More

5 Dollar Preps – Fishing Gear and First Aid

We decided to start another new weekly column here on Survival Cache called 5 Dollar Preps. Each week we are going to buy $5 dollars worth of survival gear to show people that preparing doesn't have to be prohibitively expensive. You can get a surprising amount of useful survival preps with just 5 bucks and… Read More