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Learn how to live through anything life throws at you with these survival videos.
You Will Need
Hold drills with your family for fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, and other disasters until the repetition locks the life-saving behavior into their brain. People react best in an emergency if they’re trained to go on automatic pilot.
Be safe, not sorry
Don’t waste time debating whether the building is really on fire or not. Get out at the first sign of danger, and ask questions later.
For heaven’s sake, hurry up! Amazingly, people are inclined to dawdle during an emergency, rather than acting as quickly as possible.
Leave everything behind
Leave everything behind. The few seconds you took to grab your iPhone could be the few seconds that cost you your life.
Befriend your neighbors
Get to know your neighbors. That’s who will be next to you when a catastrophe strikes.