Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students Program

Disaster Recovery

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Formula Grants

Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students

The Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students (Emergency Impact Aid) program awards emergency impact aid funding to State educational agencies (SEAs).  SEAs provide subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to reimburse the costs of educating students enrolled in public schools (both traditional and charter) and non-public elementary and secondary schools, who were displaced by a covered disaster or emergency.

The 2019 Emergency Impact Aid program provides funding to reimburse costs for students displaced during the 2018-2019 school year in response to Hurricanes Florence and Michael, Typhoon Mangkhut, Super Typhoon Yutu.  It also covers students displaced by wildfires, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occurring in calendar year 2018 and tornadoes and floods occurring in calendar year 2019 in those areas for which a major disaster or emergency has been declared under section 401 or 501 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170 and 5191).

The 2018 Emergency Impact Aid program provides funding to reimburse costs for students displaced during the 2017-18 school year in response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and/or Maria or the California wildfires in 2017 in those areas for which a major disaster or emergency has been declared under section 401 or 501 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170 and 5191).

Contact Information

  • Christopher Tate
    Disaster Recovery Unit
    U.S. Department of Education, OESE
    400 Maryland Ave SW
    Washington, DC 20202