WASHINGTON (BRPROUD) — Senator John Kennedy has announced funding allocated for disaster relief from Hurricanes Laura and Ida, totaling in the amount of $69 million.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants $69,021,705 for Louisiana parishes that were affected by Hurricanes Laura and Ida.

“This $69 million will help Louisiana communities and campuses rebuild and recover from the blows that Hurricanes Laura and Ida dealt us,” said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund:

  • $2,766,901 to the city of Sulphur for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $1,093,213 to Calcasieu Parish School Board for repairs at the Sulphur High School’s campus related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $1,921,822 to Calcasieu Parish School Board for repairs at the LeBlanc Middle School’s campus related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $ 1,438,724 to Calcasieu Parish School Board for repairs at the Sam Houston High School campus related to Hurricane Laura.
  • $ 4,123,898 to the Calcasieu Parish School Board for repairs at the Curriculum & Instruction Tech Center campus related to Hurricane Laura. 
  • $ 2,798,637 to Lafourche Parish Hospital Service District #1 for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $ 37,907,712 to St. Tammany Parish for debris removal and monitoring related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $ 1,597,016 to the city of Gretna for Public Assistance Alternate Procedures (PAAP) and debris removal related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $ 14,305,571 to Lafourche Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane Ida.
  • $ 1,068,211 to the city of Harahan for Public Assistance Alternate Procedures (PAAP) and debris removal related to Hurricane Ida.