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MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $5,379,934 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for south Louisiana in disaster relief related to Hurricane Ida.

“Louisiana is still suffering from the tremendous damage that Hurricane Ida inflicted on our state, and these funds will help our state recover,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $4,280,747 to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office for emergency measures related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $1,099,187 to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Department for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.