11.29.22

Cassidy Announces $15.2 Million in Hurricane Relief

WASHINGTON –  U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced Louisiana will receive $15,152,459.48 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in relief for Hurricanes Laura and Ida.

“It has been years since Hurricanes Ida and Laura, and our coastal communities are still recovering,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding will help South Louisiana families as they work towards a full recovery.”

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Lafitte Area Independent Levee District, and Dixie Electric Membership Corporation will all benefit from this funding.

Grant Awarded

Recipient

Project Description

$2,708,865.90

Cameron Parish

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

$5,940,177.31

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

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

$1,312,312.28

Lafitte Area Independent Levee District

This grant will provide federal funding for the  debris removal as a result of Hurricane Ida.

$5,191,103.99

Dixie Electric Membership Corporation

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

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