John Kennedy

04/16/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/16/2024 15:06

Kennedy announces $4.1 million in Hurricane Laura aid for McNeese University, Cameron Parish

WASHINGTON - Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $4,088,736 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Louisiana disaster aid.

"Hurricane Laura devastated southwest Louisiana. This $4.1 million will help McNeese University and Cameron Parish recover from the serious damage Laura left behind," said Kennedy.

The FEMA aid will fund the following:

  • $3,039,347 to the Office of Risk Management for the replacement of various damaged contents in McNeese University buildings.
  • $1,049,389 to Cameron Parish for repairs to the water tower in District 10.