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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,000,413 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant for Louisiana disaster aid.

“The Audubon Zoo is one of the top attractions in New Orleans. I’m grateful to see that this $1 million will help restore facilities at the park so that families from around the country can continue to enjoy animal encounters,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $1,000,413 to the Audubon Commission for permanent zoo repairs needed as a result of Hurricane Ida.