04.19.22

Cassidy Announces $9.9 Million in Hurricane 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 $9,925,220.32 in relief for Hurricanes Zeta and Ida. Jefferson Parish, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness will all benefit from this funding.

“Even after multiple natural disasters, Louisiana families remain strong” said Dr. Cassidy. “This grant helps coastal communities pick up the pieces and prepare for the next storm.”

 

Grant Awarded

Recipient

Project Description

$6,973,049.60

Jefferson Parish

This grant will provide federal funding for the wastewater removal as a result of Hurricane Zeta.

 

 

$1,845,816.60

 

 

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office

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

 

$1,106,354.12

 

 

Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness

 

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

 

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