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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $8,801,237 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc throughout our state. This $8.8 million will help defray recovery costs for our Children’s Medical Center and St. Charles community,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $5,896,224 in federal funding to St. Charles Parish for debris removal as a result of Hurricane Ida.
  • $2,905,013 to Louisiana Children's Medical Center DBA LCMC Health (Children's Hospital) for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.