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MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $4.5 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awards for southwest Louisiana to address damage caused by Hurricanes Delta and Laura.

“Southwest Louisiana is still recovering from Laura and Delta, and this $4.5 million will help cover significant costs in the wake of these historic storms,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $2,282,144.81 for emergency protective measures to secure public safety, rescue storm victims and protect property in Lake Charles.
  • $2,225,691.95 for repairs to the electric generation and distribution facilities in southwest Louisiana.