BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Louisiana senators say $9.9 million in Hurricane Zeta and Ida relief will be granted by FEMA to the state.
Funds totaling $9,925,220.32 will go to Jefferson Parish, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness.
State officials said the money will be divided into the following:
- $6,973,049 to Jefferson Parish for Public Assistance emergency protective measures
- $1,845,816 to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office for emergency protective measures
- $1,106,354 to the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness for emergency protective measures
“Even after multiple natural disasters, Louisiana families remain strong,” said Senator Bill Cassidy. “This grant helps coastal communities pick up the pieces and prepare for the next storm.”
“Hurricanes Zeta and Ida tore through Louisiana and devastated many families. This $9.9 million will help our state recover from the damage,” said Senator John Kennedy.