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MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $12,570,868 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“When Hurricane Ida hit, she battered community buildings and local infrastructure that folks in southeast Louisiana have had to rebuild. This $12.6 million will support the recovery work that Jefferson and Terrebonne Parishes have been doing for the last two-and-a-half years,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $5,949,347 to Terrebonne Parish for damages to the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center as a result of Hurricane Ida.
  • $3,984,666 to the South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association for the permanent restoration of the system-wide electrical transmission and distribution lines and associated equipment as a result of Hurricane Ida.  
  • $2,636,855 to Jefferson Parish for the replacement of Fire Station #11 as a result of Hurricane Ida.