January 31, 2023

Cassidy Announces $13.4 Million in Hurricane Relief

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced Louisiana will receive $13,364,640.57 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in relief for Hurricanes Katrina, Laura, Delta, and Ida.

“Louisianans are resilient no matter the storm,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding will help our coastal communities continue to recover and help families get back on their feet.” 

Grant Awarded


Project Description


Concordia Parish Police Jury-Brushy Bayou Drainage Project

This grant will fund drainage improvements and alleviate flooding in the northern portion of Concordia Parish by restoring the natural drainage and discharge of storm water into the Tensas River through Brushy Bayou. 


Dixie Electric Membership Corporation 

This grant will provide federal funding for infrastructure repairs as a result of Hurricane Delta.


New Orleans Sewerage & Water

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


Calcasieu Parish School Board

This grant will provide funding for repairs to facilities on the Pupil Appraisal campus as a result Hurricane Laura.