06.03.22

Cassidy Announces $44.4 Million in Disaster, COVID 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 $44,430,971.59 in relief for COVID, the Severe Winter Storm of 2021, and Hurricanes Katrina, Laura, Ida, and Zeta. Specifically, this funding will help the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board, Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital – New Orleans East, Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development – District 3, Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development – District 7, Cameron Parish, Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District, Southwest Louisiana Hospital Association, East Baton Rouge Parish, Terrebonne Parish School Board- Remediation, and the Plaquemines Parish School Board.

“This funding is important for Louisiana communities and families impacted by COVID and natural disasters,” said Dr. Cassidy. “We’ve endured a lot, but we will rebuild.”

Grant Awarded

Recipient

Project Description

$1,156,222.99

Plaquemines Parish School Board 

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

$3,812,573.36

Terrebonne Parish School Board- Remediation

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

$1,290,531.41

East Baton Rouge Parish 

This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal as a result of the Severe Winter Storm. 

$1,142,730.00

Southwest Louisiana Hospital Association 

This grant will provide federal funding for Emergency Protective Measures as a result of the Severe Winter Storm. 

$1,151,772.79 

Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District 

This grant will provide federal funding to the Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District as a result of Hurricane Zeta. 

$1,350,197.54

Cameron Parish 

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

$11,291,912.15

Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development – District 7 

This grant will provide federal funding for Public Assistance Alternate Procedures (PAAP) Debris Removal operations as a result of Hurricane Laura.

$2,488,047.54 

Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development – District 3

This grant will provide federal funding for Public Assistance Alternate Procedures (PAAP) Debris Removal operations as a result of Hurricane Laura.

$1,515,453.58 

Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development – District 3

This grant will provide federal funding for Public Assistance Alternate Procedures (PAAP) Debris Removal operations as a result of Hurricane Laura.

$1,640,584.86

Children’s Hospital- New Orleans East Hospital

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

$1,939,947.28

Children’s Hospital

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

$15,650,998.09

New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board

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

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