How You Can Help
For volunteer opportunities, call 1-866-448-5816 or visit the Deepwater Horizon Unified Command website.
To offer your boat for the Vessel of Opportunity Program: (866) 279-7983 or (877) 847-7470.
Volunteer opportunities by state:
- Louisiana: Volunteer Louisiana
- Mississippi: Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service
- Florida: Volunteer Florida
- Alabama: Serve Alabama
Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
To report injured wildlife or offer suggestions to clean, contain, or recover oil, visit RestoreTheGulf.gov.
Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center: (713) 323-1670 or (713) 323-1671
Submit a claim for damages: 1-800-440-0858
- Find regular updates NOAA’s response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
- NOAA’s External Affairs website provides additional resources and information on NOAA’s efforts.
- See information on NOAA’s Science Missions and Data.
- ERMA Gulf Response website provides an interactive map with the latest data on the oil spill’s trajectory, fishing closures, wildlife, and Gulf Coast resources.
- Follow Deepwater Horizon oil spill developments on Twitter and Facebook