Oct 20 2022
MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $72,247,918 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants in disaster aid for Louisiana.
“Hurricanes Ida and Laura hammered our state, and I’m glad to see this $72 million help our state recover from the damages,” said Kennedy.
The FEMA aid will fund the following:
- $6,354,050 to the Housing Authority of New Orleans for an improved project as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
- $10,127,216 to the Office of Risk Management for building repairs as a result of Hurricane Laura.
- $11,117,120 to Office of Risk Management for facility repairs a result of Hurricane Laura.
- $1,137,603 to Office of Risk Management for permanent restoration to 21 buildings on the LSU Alexandria campus and one (1) vehicle as a result of Hurricane Laura.
- $6,299,942 to Jefferson Davis Electric Co-op Inc. for electric distribution repairs as a result Hurricane Laura.
- $2,890,996 to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for Public Assistance Alternate Procedures Debris Removal operations as a result of Hurricane Laura.
- $1,646,686 to Ascension Parish for emergency protective measures as a result of severe storm, tornadoes, and flooding.
- $5,678,971 to Terrebonne Parish School Board for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.
- $1,422,321 in federal funding to Children’s Hospital for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.
- $25,573,013 to Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry for Emergency Protective Measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.