1. A server for providing roll call based information, the server comprising:a network controller configured to receive an indication of an occurrence of a situation; and
a profile database for storing user profiles;
a central processing unit, coupled to the network controller, configured to identify a plurality of participant devices, wherein each of the plurality of participant devices is determined to be geographically proximate to the situation;
wherein the network controller is further configured to:
provide a roll call query to each of the plurality of participant devices, wherein the roll call query solicits a response related to a status;
wherein the central processing unit is further configured to:
generate a message board related to the indication, wherein the message board comprises a roll call list that includes the status response to the roll call query; and
update a user profile of a first user based on data indicating an access by the first user of a portion of the roll call list via the message board.