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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $12,677,732 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“I am grateful to see that this $12.7 million will go towards disaster recovery efforts in Slidell and Jefferson Parish as well as to repairing the grid,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following: 

  • $7,119,114 to Jefferson Parish for debris removal operations from Hurricane Ida.
  • $4,332,704 for the elevation of 22 properties affected by flooding in Slidell, La. 
  • $1,225,914 to the Dixie Electric Membership Corporation for repairs from Hurricane Delta.