BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The city of Baton Rouge will be receiving millions in Hurricane Ida relief from FEMA.
A total of $3,697,878.58 will be reimbursed to the city for emergency operations after the hurricane, according to U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy.
“Hurricane Ida devastated families in Southeast Louisiana, but our communities are resilient,” said Cassidy. “This funding will help Louisiana be prepared for future disasters.”
Other hurricane relief funding announced by Cassidy included $36,711,100.85 for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) for reimbursement for debris removal operations.
Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Aug. 26, 2021, with winds of up to 140 miles per hour.