Temporary Roofing - the "Blue Roof" Mission

Published Nov. 8, 2023

Mission Overview

Provide technical assistance to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), State and local governments, and/or manage and contract for the installation of blue plastic sheeting onto roofs of damaged homes.

USACE Mission Capabilities

  • Technical Expertise and Assistance through complete management of a Temporary Roofing mission including the scoping, procurement and installation of temporary roofing repairs.
  • Assess conditions & capabilities of local governments to perform the installation of temporary roofing in their communities.
  • Provide on the job training to the National Guard, volunteer groups and local governments or contractors that may be involved in the execution of a roofing mission.
  • Acquire proper Real Estate instruments and Rights of Entry (ROEs), which must be in place prior to entering private property.