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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $6,068,430 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster aid grants for Louisiana.

“Louisianians are no strangers to natural disasters, but Hurricanes Ida and Zeta wreaked havoc on New Orleans and other parts of our state. This $6 million will support Louisiana’s recovery from these storms,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $4,867,553 to the city of New Orleans for debris removal related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $1,200,877 to the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness for costs related to Hurricane Zeta.