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14.03.22

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will award Louisiana a total of $26,512,481.29 in relief for Hurricane Laura, Hurricane Ida and the 2016 floods. The Baker School System, Calcasieu Parish Police Board, City of Gonzales, Washington Parish, Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness, and Parish of Jefferson will all benefit from the aid.

“Louisiana was battered storm after storm”, said Dr. Cassidy. “Funding needs to flow faster, but this $26.5 million is welcome as we work to get our communities fully back on their feet.










Grant awarded

Recipient

Project description

$1,272,753.90

Baker School System

This grant will provide federal funding for building repairs at Baker High School following the 2016 floods.

$7,128,875.83

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury

This grant will provide federal funding to implement emergency protective measures in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

$1,708,106.70

City of Gonzales

This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

$6,233,201.70

Washington Parish

This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

$8,589,563.16

Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness

This grant will provide federal funding to help cover administrative costs in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

$1,579,980.00

Jefferson Parish

This grant will provide federal funding for debris removal in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

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