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“Livingston Parish schools are still feeling the impact of the 2016 floods, and this FEMA grant will help the school board repair damages to multiple schools and their resources.”

MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today announced $40,563,208 in FEMA grants to support flood-related repairs to the Denham Springs Elementary School and Southside Elementary and Junior High Schools in Livingston Parish.

“Livingston Parish schools are still feeling the impact of the 2016 floods, and this FEMA grant will help the school board repair damages to multiple schools and their resources,” said Kennedy.

As a result of severe flooding, a major disaster was declared in Louisiana on August 14, 2016. This funding is provided under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Act.