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Being able to stay warm, cook food and purify water is paramount to surviving any situation. This means you have to be able to start a fire, this is not so easy without a lighter or matches! I can testify and tell you from personal experience that knowing how to make a fire is one of the best skills I have ever learned.
Check out 14 amazing ways you can start a fire without a match. Some are commonly known like the rubbing 2 sticks together but some are very weird indeed! It includes a potato, toothpaste and salt! Amazing what people come up with.