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MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $14,006,597 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“Hurricanes Ida and Laura and severe storms ripped through Louisiana, and many communities are still rebuilding. I’m grateful to see that this $14 million will help Louisianians’ recovery efforts throughout our state,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following: 

  • $4,237,757 to the Beauregard Electrical Cooperative for permanent work repairs as a result of Hurricane Laura.
  • $4,173,482 to the Natchitoches Parish Port Commission for dock repairs as a result of severe storms and flooding.
  • $3,310,409 to Lafourche Parish for permanent repairs to the Larose Park as a result of Hurricane Ida.
  • $2,284,949 to Ascension Parish for waterway debris removal operations required as a result of Hurricane Ida.