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Tag Archives: Situational Awareness

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    Developing Situational Awareness

    Playing the "keep in memory" (KIMs) game
    by Aaron M

    Monday, March 10, 2014, 4:15 PM


    One of the most important aspects of surviving emergencies is your ability to be aware of your surroundings. This is ubiquitously referred to as “Situational Awareness” and is often just referred to as “SA”. Situational awareness is a peculiarity amongst those who prepare – it is both a skill and experience. It has to be developed, like any skill, but the more often you find yourself in dicey scenarios, the more likely you are to pick up on subtleties that are out of place, or inconsistent with the surrounding environment.

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