When it comes to Survival Reading, Television Shows or even survival blogs or websites, all you really find is information on wilderness survival situations. These are important of course, however these are not the only things people should know about. Urban and Wilderness Survival are two different things. You shouldn’t focus on this.
Survival Gear is also another subject where people get caught up with . It’s best to know what your threats are and when they will happen, instead of just gearing up.
In all reality when disaster hits, you will probably be somewhere either at home, at work, or somewhere near your normal everyday environment. These are the places you need to be ready to survive in.
Here are 7 Pieces of Gear, Specifically suited for the Urban Survivalist.
1. Rescue and Rapid Entry Knife.
2. Water Valve Spigot Key
A water spigot key is designed to gain access to both commercial and residential water faucets. This is especially helpful in getting water from commercial buildings, which usually remove external water handles or have recessed outlets to keep the homeless from using their water.
3. Tactical Flashlight
4. Solar Panel and Chager
Recharging your AA & AAA batteries, to powering up cellphones, GPS devices and emergency radios, the Goal Zero is one of the best portable emergency solar chargers on the market.
What would an Urban Survival Kit be without a good Multi-tool?
6. Ham Radio
When the grid does down, and communication systems stop working, there is one mode of communication that will still be alive and well: Ham Radio.
7. The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide by Robert Richardson
The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide: Self-Reliance Strategies for a Dangerous World
This is not another Wilderness Survival Book! I wrote The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide specifically to help people prepare for real-world disasters and threats.
From surviving natural disasters, man-made disasters and disease outbreaks, to essential tactics and step-by-step instructions for surviving urban disasters, crime, social unrest, and criminal/terrorist attacks, the book will help you learn the self-reliance strategies you need to survive in just about any urban survival situation.