In this tense political environment, riots, (aka protests) are becoming increasingly more common. In this event, many innocent people get caught up in the fray, since these events usually occur in highly populated areas.
There are loads of precautions which you can take so as to save yourself and your loved ones. The first step should happen well before any riots really take place. You need to understand your city inside and out.
If you understand what roads would be the most populated, you will know to avoid them. If you know all the small back alley streets, you will have the ability to escape unharmed and wait out the riot. You also need to be ready for a riot to break out.
Wear some cheap looking clothing from the neighborhood thrift shop, and you will have the ability to blend in with the crowd. Be certain that you have the whole nine yards – not only shirt and trousers, but socks and shoes also.
If you are wearing clothing that identifies you as anything the audience is against, like a political t-shirt, you then set a target on your own. When you finally move from the riot area, you’ll have two methods of transportation: on foot, or in a vehicle.
If you go in a car, you will want to attempt and avoid populated areas by all means. Even if it means taking a course 15-20 minutes more, it beats having to face an angry mob.
If you are travelling on foot, you will need to be ready for some more stressful occasions. But in the event that you’re able to readily escape on foot, do not be worried about leaving your car behind. It’s much better to have your own life intact than to save a material ownership.
You will want to wear your non-assuming clothes from the thrift shop. This will make you a far lower priority goal for being robbed. You should stay calm at all times. It is possible to prevent most altercations by keeping your head down and walking with purpose.
Do not run, because you’ll draw attention to yourself. It is much like slipping through some zombie horde. If you look like you are supposed to be there, then nobody will second guess you. If you look out of place, you are most likely to get attacked.
You should avoid becoming involved with anything about the riot if you’re able to. Do not partake in any car flipping, fights, yelling, or anything. Just keep going, calmly and coolly.
Blend , but not too much. To be able to escape, you should not go in the opposite direction of everyone, but instead the exact same way. Slowly you will make your way to the exterior perimeter, and you will have the ability to walk away effortlessly.
Do not run out really fast, because that is only going to draw attention to you in the audience. As soon as you escape, you should take shelter somewhere safe until the riots have dispersed.