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Kennedy announces $3.9 million in Hurricanes Laura, Ida aid for south Louisiana

Submitted by United States Senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana

WASHINGTON (July 10, 2024) – Senator John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced $3,920,157 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

“South Louisiana is working hard to rebuild following the devastation that Hurricanes Laura and Ida caused. This $3.9 million will help Lake Charles and Lafourche Parish restore their facilities and pay for other costs brought on by these storms,” said Kennedy.

“Louisiana remains strong in the aftermath of Hurricanes Laura and Ida,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding helps rebuild our churches and communities to ensure they are prepared when the next storm hits.”

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $2,168,873 to the Society of the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Lake Charles for management costs resulting from Hurricane Laura.
  • $1,751,284 to Lafourche Parish for the restoration of their Tourist Commission building due to Hurricane Ida damage.
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