Tarps, for instance, have at least 25 survival uses such as building shelter, patching leaks, collecting rainwater, and so forth. Duct tape has even more uses. You can use it to fix worn-out shoes, patch a leak in your tent, make a butterfly bandage, and more.
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By stockpiling multipurpose items, you won’t have to spend as much money on things that only have one function. This will save you some cash and make you more prepared.
In this video, Iridium242 lists 18 inexpensive survival items you should get. Most of these things can be found in your local dollar store, and if not there, then definitely at Walmart. Here’s his list:
- Matches and Lighters
- Toilet Paper
- Hand Sanitizer & Alcohol Wipes
- Cooking Oil
- Face Masks
- OTC Medications
- Vinyl Gloves
- Duct Tape
- Zip Ties
- Aluminum Foil
- Baby Wipes
- Coffee Filters
- Trash Bags
Watch the video below to learn why you should stockpile these particular items. He also explains the many ways you can use them in a survival scenario.