Some basic survival techniques include:

  • minimise movements to conserve energy
  • keep under shelter or in the shade
  • keep the fire going
  • listen carefully for voices, shouts, whistles, engine noises, etc.
  • give audible or visible distress signals—three consecutive signals regularly spaced and at regular intervals and use shouts, whistles, bangs, flashes of a torch or mirror, distinctive waving of bright clothing or smoke signals.