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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $4,512,068 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant for Louisiana disaster aid.

“Hurricane Ida created a massive strain on Louisiana’s health services. I’m thankful that this $4.5 million will help cover the expenses the storm caused,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $4,512,068 to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals for emergency protective measures taken during Hurricane Ida, including additional support to 911 operations, medical evacuations and other public health measures.