Kennedy announces $25.4 million in disaster aid for Calcasieu, Jefferson, Terrebonne Parishes for Hurricanes Ida, Laura
May 18 2023
WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $25,442,269 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.
“Hurricanes Ida and Laura struck our state badly. This $25.4 million will greatly help the folks in Calcasieu, Jefferson and Terrebonne Parishes in their recovery,” said Kennedy.
The FEMA aid will fund the following:
- $12,819,966 to Calcasieu Parish School Board for repairs on the Barbe High School campus as a result of Hurricane Laura.
- $11,545,372 to Terrebonne Parish for electrical line repair as a result of Hurricane Ida.
- $1,076,931 to Jefferson Parish for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.