Cassidy Announces $20.2 Million in Hurricane Ida Relief

Published 6:30 am Thursday, January 5, 2023

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced Louisiana will receive $20,174,949.77 in Hurricane Ida relief from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funding is reimbursement for debris removal and emergency operations in the wake of Hurricane Ida.

“Families in our state have been devastated by storm after storm,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding is one more step towards returning Southeast Louisiana to wholeness and preparing for the next hurricane.”

Grant Awarded Recipient Project Description
$4,285,099.94 Lafourche Parish This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal operations after Hurricane Ida.
$4,464,933.46 South Lafourche Levee District This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal operations after Hurricane Ida.
$1,604,006.70 Loyola University This grant will provide federal funding for emergency operations in response to Hurricane Ida.
$2,650,074.89 Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal operations after Hurricane Ida.
$7,170,834.78 Livingston Parish This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal operations after Hurricane Ida.