WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced Louisiana will receive $63,156,656.36 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in hurricane and flood relief.

“The road to recovery after a storm can be long, but Louisiana is resilient,” said Dr. Cassidy. “With this funding, our communities can continue to rebuild and prepare for the future.”

Grant AwardedRecipientProject Description
$41,138,166.80Terrebonne Parish School BoardThis grant will provide federal funding for damages to the Ellender Memorial High School as a result of Hurricane Ida.
$15,010,476.17Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative IncThis grant will provide federal funding for system wide electrical infrastructure repairs as a result of Hurricane Laura.
$1,803,227.29Office of Risk Management This grant will provide federal funding for repairs to various state buildings and equipment as a result of Hurricane Delta. 
$2,098,717.40Vernon ParishThis grant will provide federal funding as a result of widespread flood damage in March 2016 and Hurricane Ida.
$3,106,068.70Calcasieu ParishThis grant will provide federal funding for the construction of four regional detention ponds to alleviate flooding to residential communities across the Parish.

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