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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $5,148,857 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant for Louisiana disaster aid.  

“I’m grateful to see this $5.1 million help Louisianians in Calcasieu Parish and all over our state recover from flooding and prepare for future disasters,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $3,362,076 to Calcasieu Parish for the elevation of 14 residential properties and the demolition of two structures.
  • $186,782 to Calcasieu Parish for management costs associated with the mitigation of 16 flood-prone structures.
  • $1,599,999 to the state of Louisiana to update the State of Louisiana Hazard Mitigation Plan.