April 4, 2023

Cassidy Announces $13.2 Million in Hurricanes Laura, Ida Relief

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced that Louisiana will receive a total of $13,213,994.35 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in relief for Hurricanes Laura and Ida.  

“Louisiana is no stranger to hurricanes or the destruction they cause, but we are stronger than any storm,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding will help our communities recover and be prepared for the next storm.”

Grant Awarded


Project Description


Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP)

This grant will provide federal funding for emergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Laura.


Beauregard Parish

This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal operations as a result of Hurricane Laura.


Lafourche Parish School Board

This grant will provide federal funding for management costs as a result of Hurricane Ida.