WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRPROUD) — FEMA will be granting the state $50,702,927.27 in Hurricane Laura and Ida relief, according to Louisiana senators.

“Hurricanes Laura and Ida had a devastating impact on our coastal communities, but Louisiana is resilient,” said Senator Bill Cassidy. “This federal funding gives South Louisiana the tools to recover and prepare for future natural disasters.”

“Louisianians are still feeling the devastation from Hurricanes Laura and Ida. This $51 million will help our state recover and ensure our communities are free from debris and other storm material,” said Senator John Kennedy.

FEMA funds will go to the following:

  • $11,047,518 to Lake Charles, La. for debris removal related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $10,228,210 to Terrebonne Parish for right of way debris removal and monitoring related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $8,334,973 to Grant Parish for debris removal related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $6,781,304 to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for alternate procedures debris removal related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $4,498,007 to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $3,373,305 to Plaquemines Parish for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $2,715,239 to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $2,607,697 to Slidell, La. for right of way debris removal and monitoring related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $1,116,669 to the Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $1,078,972 to Welsh, La. for substation electrical repairs related to Hurricane Laura.