Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness - State of LouisianaSince 1990, the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emgergency Preparedness has coordinated several hundred State Disaster Declarations authorized under the Governor's signature. The GOHSEP staff is poised and ready to serve the people of Louisiana at a moment’s notice.
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BP & Federal Contact Numbers

Regarding Gulf Oil Spill

State of Louisiana News Desk #: 225.358.5361

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) highlights BP and the federal government's Deepwater Horizon Response Public Information Resources and Hotlines:

Environment/Community hotline - to report oil on the beach or shoreline or other environment or community impacts and access the Rapid Response Team: 866.448.5816

Wildlife - to report and access care for impacted wildlife: 866.557.1401

Volunteers - to request volunteer information: 866.448.5816

Services - to register as consultant, contractor, vendor, or submit information on alternative response technology, services, products or suggestions: 281.366.5511

Vessels of Opportunity - to report and register boats available to assist with response: 281.366.5511

Investor Relations: 381.366.3123

Claims: 800.440.0858

Federal Joint Information Center - Media and government inquiries: 985.902.5231 or 985.902.5240



Joint Incident Command Website:

Transocean hotline: 832.587.8554

MI Swaco hotline: 888.318.6765

BP family and third-party contractor hotline: 281.366.5578

The state of Louisiana's Joint Information Center for media inquiries can also be reaches at 225.358.5361 and For more information related to the oil spill, visit or Connect with us on and on View photos from the state's response efforts at