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Conference call - Friday, April 30 at 12:00PM EDT

Follow the CrisisCamp #Oil Spill Twitter list: [[1]]

See also : Oil_Spill_Response

Meeting Notes

Conference call - Gulf Coast Oil Spill-April 30, 2010
Attendees - April 30, 2010


  • Disaster Lead:
  • CrisisCamp Cities Participating
  • CrisisWiki Project Lead: Andy Carvin @acarvin:
  • Content: (Lead:)
  • NGO List (Lead: TBD)
  • Media Monitoring (Lead: TBD)
  • MobileApp Development (Lead: Chris @
  • Platform (Lead: TBD):
  • Blogger Team (Lead: TBD)--> Sloane is will to step in here.

Open Data

  • Geocommons: Gulf Coast Oil Spill data [[2]]

Non Profits

Government Resources:

  • NOAA Information [[5]]
  • EPA Information: [[6]]
  • US Coast Guard District 8 [[7]]

British Petroleum

  • Contact Numbers [[8]]
  • To report oiled wildlife, BP requests the public please call 1-866-557-1401 and leave a message. Messages will be checked hourly.
  • To discuss spill related damage, BP requests the public to please call 1-800-440-0858.
  • To report oiled shoreline or request volunteer information, BP requests the public to please call 1-866-448-5816.


  • See if existing Emicus tools can be re-purposed. Please contact Yobie Benjamin yobie (at) acm <DOT> org if you're a participant to help review GulfOilSpill site and mobile app development effort
  • Post Ushahidi Instance
  • Create short code
  • Develop mobile application
  • Time-geolocation stamp is critical for pictures.