04.01.22

Cassidy Announces $38 Million in Hurricane, COVID-19 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 $37,958,678.90 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and Hurricanes Katrina, Ida, and Laura. The City of New Orleans, the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections, the Louisiana Children’s Medical Center, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the City of Iowa, the Terrebonne Parish School Board, the City of Grand Isle, St. John the Baptist Parish, and the Louisiana Department of Military will all benefit from this funding.

“Through the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple natural disasters, Louisiana families have remained resilient,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding gives our communities a boost while we recover and better prepare for future crises.”

 

Grant Awarded

Recipient

Project Description

$5,403,455.87

City of New Orleans

This grant will provide federal funding for the construction of new public facilities as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

 

$6,554,815.01

 

Louisiana Dept. of Public Safety & Corrections

This grant will provide federal funding for emergency protective measures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

$1,357,645.77

 

Louisiana Children’s Medical Center

This grant will provide federal funding to help establishemergency protective measures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

$2,456,550.00

 

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)

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

$1,143,687.43

City of Iowa

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

 

$11,606,725.80

 

Terrebonne Parish School Board

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

 

$1,872,180.95

 

City of Grand Isle

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

 

$5,058,155.57

 

 

St. John the Baptist Parish

 

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

 

 

$2,505,462.48

 

 

 

Louisiana Department of Military

 

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

 

 

 

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