Kennedy announces $51.7 million in Laura, Ida disaster recovery

Published 1:46 pm Friday, April 8, 2022

MADISONVILLE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $51,781,894 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants in disaster aid for Louisiana.

 

“Louisianians are still feeling the devastation from Hurricanes Laura and Ida. This $51 million will help our state recover and ensure our communities are free from debris and other storm material,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $11,047,518 to Lake Charles, La. for debris removal related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $10,228,210 to Terrebonne Parish for right of way debris removal and monitoring related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $8,334,973 to Grant Parish for debris removal related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $6,781,304 to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for alternate procedures debris removal related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $4,498,007 to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $3,373,305 to Plaquemines Parish for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $2,715,239 to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $2,607,697 to Slidell, La. for right of way debris removal and monitoring related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $1,116,669 to the Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $1,078,972 to Welsh, La. for substation electrical repairs related to Hurricane Laura.