Cassidy Announces $51 Million in Disaster Relief

Published 3:11 pm Tuesday, July 19, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will grant a total of $50,651,993.98 in relief for Hurricanes Laura, Delta, and Ida and for the Great Flood of 2016.

“There are still communities rebuilding from natural disaster after natural disaster,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding is an important step towards rebuilding Louisiana stronger than before.”

Among the recipients are the Livingston Parish, Calcasieu Parish, and Lafourche Parish School Boards.

Grant Awarded Recipient Project Description
$1,231,771.83 Livingston Parish School Board This grant will provide federal funding for repairs to Denham Springs Freshman High School as a result of the 2016 Great Flood.
$1,280,441.53 Livingston Parish School Board This grant will provide funding for repairs to Denham Springs Junior High School as a result of the 2016 Great Flood.
$12,832,090.51 Lafourche Parish School Board This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal as a result of Hurricane Ida.
$1,307,528.78 St. Nicholas Center for Children This grant will provide federal funding for emergency protective services as a result of Hurricane Laura.
$5,769,062.96 Calcasieu Parish School Board This grant will provide funding for repairs to Lewis Middle School as a result of the 2016 Great Flood.
$1,997,697.51 LA Department of Agriculture This grant will provide federal funding for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Delta.
$2,857,546.29 St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office This grant will provide federal funding for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.
$18,880,881.93 Tangipahoa Parish This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal as a result of Hurricane Ida.
$4,494,972.64 Ascension Parish This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal as a result of Hurricane Ida.