Cassidy Announces $72.2 Million in Disaster Relief

Published 9:44 am Friday, October 21, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced Louisiana will receive $72,247,922.84 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Hurricanes Katrina, Laura, and Ida relief.

 

“Decades of storms have taken a toll on Louisiana, but our communities are strong,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding is much needed as families continue to recover.”

 

The Housing Authority of New Orleans, the Office of Risk Management, Jefferson Davis Electric Co-op Inc., the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Ascension Parish, Terrebonne Parish School Board, Louisiana Children’s Hospital, and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will all benefit from this grant.

Grant Awarded Recipient Project Description
$6,354,050.11 Housing Authority of New Orleans This grant will provide federal funding for repairs as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
$10,127,216.70 Office of Risk Management This grant will provide federal funding for repairs as a result of Hurricane Laura.
$11,117,120.00 Office of Risk Management This grant will provide federal funding for repairs as a result of Hurricane Laura.
$1,137,603.67 Office of Risk Management This grant will provide federal funding for permanent restoration as a result of Hurricane Laura.
$6,299,942.40 Jefferson Davis Electric Co-op Inc. This grant will provide federal funding for repairs as a result of Hurricane Laura.
$2,890,996.38 Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal as a result of Hurricane Laura.
$1,646,686.75 Ascension Parish This grant will provide federal funding for emergency protective measures as a result of the 2021 severe storms.
$5,678,971.47 Terrebonne Parish School Board This grant will provide federal funding for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.
$1,422,321.60 Louisiana Children’s Hospital This grant will provide federal funding for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.
$25,573,013.76 Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry This grant will provide federal funding for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.

 

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