WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $90,988,247 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants in disaster aid for Louisiana.
“This $91 million will help south and central Louisiana clear debris, fix infrastructure and recover from other hurricane damage that hit our communities,” said Kennedy.
The FEMA aid will fund the following:
- $69,174,600 to the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury for debris removal related to Hurricane Laura.
- $5,879,314 to Rapides Parish for public assistance debris removal related to Hurricane Laura.
- $4,684,272 to the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff’s Office for the public assistance program related to Hurricane Katrina.
- $2,620,625 to St. Helena Parish for right-of-way debris removal and monitoring related to Hurricane Ida.
- $1,769,842 to the city of Sulphur for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Laura.
- $1,764,884 to the Chennault International Airport Authority for damages to a pumphouse that Hurricane Laura damaged.
- $1,555,518 to Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District to replace a transit shed that Hurricane Laura damaged.
- $1,251,696 to the Tangipahoa Parish School System for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.
- $1,251,420 to the Catahoula Parish Police Jury for permanent repairs to Jug Bend Road related to Hurricane Delta.
- $1,036,076 to the city of Denham Springs for right of way debris removal and monitoring related to Hurricane Ida.