12.15.21

Cassidy Announces $5.4 Million in Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will grant a total of $5,390,297.15 to the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness and the Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government in relief for Hurricanes Gustav, Isaac, and Delta. 

“These reimbursements are a reminder that recovery from hurricanes is a long journey. Louisianans should not have to wait years to get back on their feet,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding is welcome aid, but there is more work to do.”

Grant Awarded

Recipient

Project Description

$2,680,405.20

Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness

The grant is reimbursement for the costs of recovery efforts after Hurricane Gustav.

$1,076,462.81

Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness

The grant is reimbursement for the costs of recovery efforts after Hurricane Isaac.

$1,633,429.14

Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government

The grant is reimbursement for emergency supplies and meals after Hurricane Ida. Supplies include saw blades, gas cans, spotlight, gloves, boxes, and insect repellent.

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