[Video] Everyday Urban Survival

Half of the world population lives in an urban environment. When it comes to dealing with disaster situations, being in a city presents some unique challenges.

But even on a normal day, living in an urban setting can throw a number of dangerous situations at you. From car accidents to muggings, surviving in an urban environment can feel like an everyday thing.

Which is why you should always carry certain items with you in the city, in case you need to respond to a threat or an emergency. The video below lists five must-haves for an everyday urban preparedness kit. I was particularly interested in what she uses for self-defense. Watch the video to see what she recommends — you might find it especially useful if you’re not a concealed carry permit holder.