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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $2,812,029 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“Hurricane Ida struck southeast Louisiana and left our communities with bad damage. This $2.8 million will help Louisianians in Ascension and Lafourche Parishes continue to recover,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $1,537,770 to the Franciscan Ministries of Our Lady Health System for the permanent restoration of the Franciscan Ministries OLS Building as a result of Hurricane Ida. 
  • $1,274,259 to Lafourche Parish for damages to the Lockport Ball Field Park as a result of Hurricane Ida.