03.03.22

Cassidy Announces $16.2 Million in Hurricane Relief

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will grant Louisiana a total of $16,157,991.20 in Hurricanes Ida, Laura, Zeta, and Delta relief. Plaquemines Parish will receive $5,357,821.40 in Hurricane Ida relief, Jefferson Davis Electric Co-Op Inc. will receive $4,281,255.87 in Hurricane Laura relief, the South Lafourche Levee District will receive $3,040,097.22 in Hurricane Ida relief, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will receive $2,263,025.23 in Hurricane Zeta relief, and the Lake Charles Memorial Hospital will receive $1,215,791.45 in Hurricane Laura relief.

“Communities are still suffering from hurricane devastation,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This federal funding gives Louisiana families a boost as they recover and rebuild.”

 

Grant Awarded

Recipient

Project Description

$5,357,821.40

Plaquemines Parish

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

 

$4,281,255.87

 

Jefferson Davis Electric Co-Op Inc.

This grant will provide federal funding to help with administrative costs as a result of Hurricane Laura.

 

$3,040,097.22

 

South Lafourche Levee District

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

 

$2,263,025.23

 

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

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

 

 

$1,215,791.45

 

 

 

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

 

This grant will provide federal funding to help establish emergency protective measures as a result of the HurricaneDelta.

 

  

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