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First Aid Kit

All items from the first aid kit and the drugs must be stowed sturdily. We use a small, solid and light tupperware box:

General material

  • Tweezer
  • Scissor and fixing pins
  • Betadine (solution and ointment)
  • 2 pairs of gloves
  • Blister plaster
  • Emergency blanket
  • Leaflet on the use of the drugs

Bandage material

  • 2x small gauze bandages
  • 2x medium gauze bandages
  • 2x sterile wound dressing
  • 1x elastic bandages
  • 3x tampon for hemostasis
  • Steristrips
  • Adhesive tape


  • To deal with severe pain, the following medications can be combined:
    • Paracetamol (fever, headache, sore throat or aching limbs)
    • Ibuprofen (back, joint, or muscle pain)
    • Metamizol
  • Antihistamin (allergic reactions)
  • Lopramide (diarrhea)
  • Meclozin (nausea, vomiting or motion sickness)
  • Chinolon (general antibiotic)
  • Malaria prophylaxis (depending on the area)