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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $3,688,797 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“Louisianians in Lake Charles and the rest of Calcasieu Parish are still working hard to recover from Hurricane Laura. I’m glad this $3.7 million will help them continue to do just that,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $1,521,262 to Lake Charles, La. to repair damages to the city hall and offices resulting from Hurricane Laura.
  • $1,115,786 to Lake Charles, La. to restore Nelson Road Park, which was damaged as a result of Hurricane Laura.
  • $1,051,749 to the Calcasieu Parish School Board to repair damages to DeQuincy Middle School resulting from Hurricane Laura.