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MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $17,687,490 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid. 

“Louisiana has been hit hard by storms in recent years, and this $17.7 million will help our people with some much-needed repairs,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $7,427,852 to the Calcasieu Parish School Board for school facilities repairs resulting from Hurricane Laura.
  • $7,181,775 to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission for repairs to the Port Lafourche public boat launch resulting from Hurricane Zeta.
  • $3,077,863 to the Diocese of Houma Thibodaux for mold remediation in school buildings related to Hurricane Ida.