camping hazards

Survival shelter

Shelter for Camping & Survival

Shelter for either camping or in emergency survival situations needs to satisfy two main components – protection and comfort. Suitable shelter is necessary to provide shade, protection from wind and rain, and to ensure warmth. Appropriate shelter allows the ability to obtain the always necessary amount of quality sleep and rest. Inadequate shelter can result …

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Water for Survival

Water for Survival

Water is certainly necessary for life, and without it we can perish quite quickly. Lack of drinking water is usually the first thing people think of when considering causes of death in dry, harsh landscapes like the Australian outback. From our famous early explorers to the modern outback travellers who have perished, they have predominantly …

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Survival Aid

Camping Hazards

Many threats exist in the Australian bush; snakes and spiders are usually the first dangers we think of, but ticks, leaches and mosquito’s can make the outdoor experience uncomfortable to down-right deadly! However hazards can also include trees and even water, not to mention fire ranging from the humble camp-fire to the out of control …

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Snake bite first aid

Snake Bite First Aid

Phone Emergency Services Australia ~ 000 ~ Triple Zero – USA 911 – 1. ASSESS FOR ANY DANGER! Assure the patient they will be OK, if necessary help the patient into immediate shade/cool, carry if possible but keep patient movement to an absolute minimum, immediate patient immobilisation is critical, help them lay down and remain …

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