04.08.22

Cassidy Announces $51 Million in Disaster 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 $50,702,927.27 in relief for Hurricanes Laura and Ida. The City of Lake Charles, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Grant Parish, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, the Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District, the City of Slidell, Terrebonne Parish, and Plaquemines Parish will all benefit from this funding. 

“Hurricanes Laura and Ida had a devastating impact on our coastal communities, but Louisiana is resilient,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This federal funding gives South Louisiana the tools to recover and prepare for future natural disasters.”

Grant Awarded

Recipient

Project Description

$11,047,518.82

City of Lake Charles

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

 

 

$6,781,304.87

 

 

Louisiana Dept. of Transportation & Development

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

 

$4,498,007.58

 

 

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office

This grant will provide federal funding to help establishemergency protective measures as a result of Hurricane Laura.

 

$8,334,973.48

 

Grant Parish

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

$2,715,239.62

Louisiana Dept. of Agriculture & Forestry 

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

 

$1,116,669.41

 

Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District 

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

 $2,607,697.77

City of Slidell

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

$10,228,210.34

 

Terrebonne Parish

 

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

 

$3,373,305.38

 

Plaquemines Parish

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

 

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