St. John Parish receives funding for Ida debris removal

Published 8:53 am Saturday, January 7, 2023

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee,  announced $56,622,283 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

 

“Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana hard, and communities are still dealing with the fallout. I’m thankful that this $57 million will help recovery efforts in Baton Rouge, St. John the Baptist Parish, Terrebonne Parish and our state,” said Kennedy.

 

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

 

  • $36,711,100 to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for debris removal operations as a result of Hurricane Ida.
  • $9,946,754 to St. John the Baptist Parish for debris removal as a result of Hurricane Ida.
  • $6,266,550 to Terrebonne Parish for debris removal as a result of Hurricane Ida.
  • $3,697,879 to Baton Rouge for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Ida.