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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $3,920,157 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“South Louisiana is working hard to rebuild following the devastation that Hurricanes Laura and Ida caused. This $3.9 million will help Lake Charles and Lafourche Parish restore their facilities and pay for other costs brought on by these storms,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $2,168,873 to the Society of the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Lake Charles for management costs resulting from Hurricane Laura.
  • $1,751,284 to Lafourche Parish for the restoration of their Tourist Commission building due to Hurricane Ida damage.