Survival Handbook

Survival Handbook


Survival Handbook

If you are looking for survival manual to use for getting away from it all when dooms day comes or just looking to up your outdoor skills when out camping and backpacking or hunting then this is the app for you.

The app is based off the Army Survival Manual and is Great for camping and backpacking and much more.

Will be adding more chapter over the coming weeks. If there is something you would like to see please email me and I will work on it.

Chapter 1: Introduction
- Survival Actions
- Pattern for Survival

Chapter 2: PSYCHOLOGY OF SURVIVAL
- A Look at Stress
- Natural Reactions
- Preparing Yourself

Chapter 3: SURVIVAL PLANNING AND SURVIVAL KITS
- Importance of Planning
- Survival Kits

Chapter 4: BASIC SURVIVAL MEDICINE
- Requirements for Maintenance of Health
- Medical Emergencies
- Lifesaving Steps
- Bone and Joint Injury
- Bites and Stings
- Wounds
- Environmental Injuries
- Herbal Medicines

Chapter 5: SHELTERS
- Primary Shelter—Uniform
- Shelter Site Selection
- Types of Shelters

Chapter 6: WATER PROCUREMENT
- Water Sources
- Still Construction
- Water Purification
- Water Filtration Devices

Chapter 7: FIRECRAFT
- Basic Fire Principles
- Site Selection and Preparation
- Fire Material Selection
- How to Build a Fire
- How to Light a Fire

Chapter 8: FOOD PROCUREMENT
- Animals for Food
- Traps and Snares
- Killing Devices
- Fishing Devices
- Cooking and Storage of Fish and Game

Chapter 9: SURVIVAL USE OF PLANTS
- Edibility of Plants
- Plants for Medicine
- Miscellaneous Uses of Plants

Chapter 10: POISONOUS PLANTS
- How Plants Poison
- All About Plants
- Rules for Avoiding Poisonous Plants
- Contact Dermatitis
- Ingestion Poisoning

Chapter 11: DANGEROUS ANIMALS
- Insects and Arachnids
- Leeches
- Bats
- Venomous Snakes
- Snake-Free Areas
- Dangerous Lizards
- Dangers in Rivers
- Dangers in Bays and Estuaries
- Saltwater Dangers
- Other Dangerous Sea Creatures

Chapter 12: FIELD-EXPEDIENT WEAPONS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
- Staffs
- Clubs
- Edged Weapons
- Other Expedient Weapons
- Cordage and Lashing
- Rucksack Construction
- Clothing and Insulation
- Cooking and Eating Utensils

Chapter 13: DESERT SURVIVAL
- Terrain
- Environmental Factors
- Need for Water
- Heat Casualties
- Precautions
- Desert Hazards

Chapter 14: TROPICAL SURVIVAL
- Tropical Weather
- Jungle Types
- Travel Through Jungle Areas
- Immediate Considerations
- Water Procurement
- Food
- Poisonous Plants

Chapter 15: COLD WEATHER SURVIVAL
- Cold Regions and Locations
- Windchill
- Basic Principles of Cold Weather Survival
- Hygiene
- Medical Aspects
- Cold Injuries
- Shelters
- Fire
- Water
- Food
- Travel
- Weather Signs

Chapter 16: SEA SURVIVAL
- The Open Sea
- Seashores

Chapter 17: EXPEDIENT WATER CROSSINGS
- Rivers and Streams
- Rapids
- Rafts
- Flotation Devices
- Other Water Obstacles
- Vegetation Obstacles

Chapter 18: FIELD-EXPEDIENT DIRECTION FINDING
- Using the Sun and Shadows
- Using the Moon
- Using the Stars
- Making Improvised Compasses
- Other Means of Determining Direction

Chapter 19: SIGNALING TECHNIQUES
-Application
-Means for Signaling
-Codes and Signals
-Aircraft Vectoring Procedures

Chapter 20: Survival Movement In Hostile Areas
-Phases of Planning

Appendix A - Survival Kits

Appendix B - Edible and Medicinal Plants

Appendix C - Poisonous Plants

Appendix D - Dangerous Insects and Arachnids

Appendix E - Poisonous Snakes and Lizards

Recent changes:
Ver 1.13 Cleaned up the text in the chapters

Ver 1.14 Added Appendix

Ver 1.15 Just a small update

Ver 1.16 Major update. Can be used offline and comes with the PDF Book
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Survival Handbook

If you are looking for survival manual to use for getting away from it all when dooms day comes or just looking to up your outdoor skills when out camping and backpacking or hunting then this is the app for you.

The app is based off the Army Survival Manual and is Great for camping and backpacking and much more.

Will be adding more chapter over the coming weeks. If there is something you would like to see please email me and I will work on it.

Chapter 1: Introduction
- Survival Actions
- Pattern for Survival

Chapter 2: PSYCHOLOGY OF SURVIVAL
- A Look at Stress
- Natural Reactions
- Preparing Yourself

Chapter 3: SURVIVAL PLANNING AND SURVIVAL KITS
- Importance of Planning
- Survival Kits

Chapter 4: BASIC SURVIVAL MEDICINE
- Requirements for Maintenance of Health
- Medical Emergencies
- Lifesaving Steps
- Bone and Joint Injury
- Bites and Stings
- Wounds
- Environmental Injuries
- Herbal Medicines

Chapter 5: SHELTERS
- Primary Shelter—Uniform
- Shelter Site Selection
- Types of Shelters

Chapter 6: WATER PROCUREMENT
- Water Sources
- Still Construction
- Water Purification
- Water Filtration Devices

Chapter 7: FIRECRAFT
- Basic Fire Principles
- Site Selection and Preparation
- Fire Material Selection
- How to Build a Fire
- How to Light a Fire

Chapter 8: FOOD PROCUREMENT
- Animals for Food
- Traps and Snares
- Killing Devices
- Fishing Devices
- Cooking and Storage of Fish and Game

Chapter 9: SURVIVAL USE OF PLANTS
- Edibility of Plants
- Plants for Medicine
- Miscellaneous Uses of Plants

Chapter 10: POISONOUS PLANTS
- How Plants Poison
- All About Plants
- Rules for Avoiding Poisonous Plants
- Contact Dermatitis
- Ingestion Poisoning

Chapter 11: DANGEROUS ANIMALS
- Insects and Arachnids
- Leeches
- Bats
- Venomous Snakes
- Snake-Free Areas
- Dangerous Lizards
- Dangers in Rivers
- Dangers in Bays and Estuaries
- Saltwater Dangers
- Other Dangerous Sea Creatures

Chapter 12: FIELD-EXPEDIENT WEAPONS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
- Staffs
- Clubs
- Edged Weapons
- Other Expedient Weapons
- Cordage and Lashing
- Rucksack Construction
- Clothing and Insulation
- Cooking and Eating Utensils

Chapter 13: DESERT SURVIVAL
- Terrain
- Environmental Factors
- Need for Water
- Heat Casualties
- Precautions
- Desert Hazards

Chapter 14: TROPICAL SURVIVAL
- Tropical Weather
- Jungle Types
- Travel Through Jungle Areas
- Immediate Considerations
- Water Procurement
- Food
- Poisonous Plants

Chapter 15: COLD WEATHER SURVIVAL
- Cold Regions and Locations
- Windchill
- Basic Principles of Cold Weather Survival
- Hygiene
- Medical Aspects
- Cold Injuries
- Shelters
- Fire
- Water
- Food
- Travel
- Weather Signs

Chapter 16: SEA SURVIVAL
- The Open Sea
- Seashores

Chapter 17: EXPEDIENT WATER CROSSINGS
- Rivers and Streams
- Rapids
- Rafts
- Flotation Devices
- Other Water Obstacles
- Vegetation Obstacles

Chapter 18: FIELD-EXPEDIENT DIRECTION FINDING
- Using the Sun and Shadows
- Using the Moon
- Using the Stars
- Making Improvised Compasses
- Other Means of Determining Direction

Chapter 19: SIGNALING TECHNIQUES
-Application
-Means for Signaling
-Codes and Signals
-Aircraft Vectoring Procedures

Chapter 20: Survival Movement In Hostile Areas
-Phases of Planning

Appendix A - Survival Kits

Appendix B - Edible and Medicinal Plants

Appendix C - Poisonous Plants

Appendix D - Dangerous Insects and Arachnids

Appendix E - Poisonous Snakes and Lizards

Recent changes:
Ver 1.13 Cleaned up the text in the chapters

Ver 1.14 Added Appendix

Ver 1.15 Just a small update

Ver 1.16 Major update. Can be used offline and comes with the PDF Book

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A Google User
Jul 13, 2014
Awesome Made me want a zombie apoc to happen
A Google User
May 25, 2014
Useful I hope I could survive a zombie apocalypse
A Google User
Nov 30, 2013
Valid text but Misleading images Everybody should read and learn the information here. It COULD save your life one day. Pictures of edible plants are a joke however. Certainly not good enough to "positively identify" them. Do not eat what u cannot identify 100 percent. World regions of these plants are missing too. As are poisonous similars. Id reccomend learning top 10/20 most useful edibles. (Cattail/nettle etc) and how to prepare/eat them. This top 10 depends on ur region obviously. Never give up..
A Google User
Oct 20, 2013
Why need to access location???!!! Thought it would be helpful app, asked for an update, new permission was accessing my location, and i think their is no need for it for this kind of app, uninstalling after finishing review, be careful users any apps u found a permission asked and you yhink no need for that permission just dont install
A Google User
Aug 18, 2013
Thank you to the author. Very informative and useful.