1. A network system for accessing situation related information, the system comprising:a network connection for receiving an indication of an occurrence of a situation;
a situational network formed based on the occurrence of the situation, the situational network including a plurality of participant devices determined to be geographically proximate to the situation, each of the participant devices corresponding to a participant in the situational network;
a second network connection for presenting a roll call query to each of the plurality of participant devices soliciting a reply related to a status of the participant;
a plurality of network connections established for receiving a status response from the participant devices; and
a database for aggregating the status responses from responsive participants into a roll call list.