Kennedy announces $25.2 million to Calcasieu Parish, other parts of La. in disaster relief for Hurricane Laura
Jan 17 2023
MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $25,165,912 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.
“Louisianians are still recovering from Hurricane Laura’s damage, and this $25.2 million will help Calcasieu Parish and other areas of our state rebuild together,” said Kennedy.
The FEMA aid will fund the following:
- $22,038,272 to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Laura.
- 3,127,640 to West Calcasieu Port to replace facilities in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.