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MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $7,714,438 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid. 

“Hurricane Ida ripped through Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes, and Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc in Calcasieu Parish. This $7.7 million will help Louisianians in south Louisiana continue restoring their communities,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $2,796,235 to the Lafourche Parish Hospital Service District #1 for reconciliation of management costs incurred as a result of Hurricane Ida.   
  • $2,385,389 to the Terrebonne Parish for replacement of the Agriculture Center Office as a result of Hurricane Ida. 
  • $1,368,847 to the Terrebonne Parish Recreation District #4 for the replacement of the Grand Caillou community pool as a result of Hurricane Ida. 
  • $1,164,967 to the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury for building repairs as a result of Hurricane Laura.