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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $8,694,727 in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant for Louisiana disaster aid. 

“Hurricanes Laura and Ida did a great deal of damage to so many buildings and facilities in Louisiana. I’m grateful this $8.7 million will help Louisianians rebuild and repair,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $3,564,654 to the Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative for emergency protective measures resulting from Hurricane Laura.
  • $2,098,349 to the Office of Risk Management for repairs to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Rockefeller Headquarters building resulting from Hurricane Laura.
  • $1,981,293 to the St. Charles Parish School Board for dehumidifying, decontaminating and cleaning as a result of Hurricane Ida.
  • $1,050,431 to the Timothy Trumpet of Truth Ministry for building replacement resulting from Hurricane Ida.