MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $30,046,213 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants in disaster aid for Louisiana.
“The people of south Louisiana have weathered hurricane after hurricane but shouldn’t have to bear that weight alone. This $30 million will help our state recover from the damage,” said Kennedy.
The FEMA aid will fund the following:
- $11,606,724 to the Terrebonne Parish School Board for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.
- $5,403,455 to New Orleans for an Amended Alternate Project related to Hurricane Katrina.
- $5,058,155 to St. John the Baptist Parish for right-of-way debris removal and monitoring related to Hurricane Ida.
- $2,505,462 to the Louisiana Department of Military for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Laura.
- $2,456,550 to the Office of Risk Management for permanent repairs related to Hurricane Laura.
- $1,872,180 to the town of Grand Isle for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.
- $1,143,687 to the town of Iowa for debris removal related to Hurricane Laura.