February 23, 2024

Cassidy Announces $6.9 Million for Louisiana in Hurricanes Laura, Ida Relief

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced Louisiana will receive $6,859,939.75 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Hurricanes Laura and Ida Relief.

“South Louisiana has shown its resiliency while rebuilding from Hurricanes Laura and Ida,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding will support needed repairs to our communities and ensure we are better prepared for future storms.”

Grant AwardedRecipientProject Description
$4,454,497.50Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative, Inc.This grant will provide federal funding for the permanent restoration of their north power distribution system as a direct result of Hurricane Laura.
$1,253,138.50Congregation Temple SinaiThis grant will provide federal funding for permanent restoration required as a result of Hurricane Ida.
$1,152,303.75Lafourche ParishThis grant will provide federal funding for bond interest and other fees incurred to initiate repairs to damaged facilities within the parish as a result of Hurricane Ida.