Bogs, swamps, swamps, coastal flood fields. Although a lot of marshy area has disappeared due to deforestation, it can still be found on all continents except Antarctica, and in rather vast territories spanning hundreds of square kilometers.
Minimum emergency reserve for wetlands, an approximate list of necessary equipment for operations in wetlands.
Often the areas of marshland are characterized by amazing biological diversity. Fish abounds there and many plants grow. However, stagnant waters with a huge amount of decaying organic substances are excellent incubators for parasites, bacteria and insects – carriers of diseases.
In swampy areas, water surrounds you everywhere, and therefore most of the equipment is specific to it. First of all, it is designed so that both you and your things remain as dry as possible. Water in a swampy area is always colder than the temperature of the human body, which implies that prolonged exposure to it can lead to hypothermia even in warm weather.
Approximate equipment and minimum emergency reserve for wetlands.
Potable water tank.
Waterproof bag with sleep and relaxation accessories.
Tent for one person.
Waterproof bag with clothes.
Waterproof bag with camping and camping equipment.
Microwave or burner.
Waterproof bag with first aid and personal hygiene items.
First aid kit.
Personal hygiene items.
Waterproof bag with other equipment.
Electronics, batteries, chargers, etc..
Adjust the composition and quantity of equipment and the minimum emergency reserve in advance, taking into account the location, weather and travel characteristics in the marshland. To keep things dry, use waterproof, waterproof bags. If you have several of these bags, it will be easier for you to distribute them on your boat..
Even if you make your way through shallow water, towing a raft or a boat with a well-selected emergency stock of equipment is preferable to carrying, albeit a smaller load, on yourself. If you are stranded in a remote area, you should not sacrifice part of the load in order to remove it. You may not correctly predict the time during which you will be forced to rely on the tools and survival equipment that you took with you.
In advance, even before an emergency or emergency occurs in a swampy area, practice what to do in the event of a rollover of your boat. Be sure to attach your equipment as a precaution. Put a knife, a whistle and a flashlight with a strobe into the pockets of your individual life-saving inflatable equipment. So it will bring you even more benefit..
If your boat is tipped over or you fall from it into the water, you can use a knife to get rid of algae or other foreign substances that you enter. And with a whistle or a strobe in the flashlight, you will give a distress signal.
Based on the book Survival in the Wild and Extreme Situations. 100 key skills in the special services methodology.