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FEMA awards $2.4 million for Hurricane Isaac recovery

Hurricane Isaac flooding (Source: WVUE File Image) Hurricane Isaac flooding (Source: WVUE File Image)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

FEMA recently awarded more than $2.4 million in Hurricane Isaac recovery money to Jefferson Parish and Plaquemines Parish.

The money is designated for repairs to a number of buildings as well as mitigation measures to protect against future damage.

In Jefferson Parish, $1.2 million will cover repairs and mitigation for some water plants and facilities, distribution centers, sewer and water lines and lift stations.

A news release from FEMA lists the following projects slated for work from more than $1.2 million in assistance:

· Belle Chasse - Belle Chasse Fire Station III; Belle Chasse Government Building?; Belle Chasse Library; Belle Chasse Lockup; Belle Chasse Public Right-of-Way Maintenance Shop;? Belle Chasse Water Collection Office; Community Action Agency building; Council on Aging building; the Emergency Management Services Building; and the Recreation North Facility;

· Boothville - Boothville-Venice Elementary School Campus main building, gymnasium and cafeteria; and the Boothville-Venice Fire Station;

· Buras - Buras Auditorium; Buras Community Center; and the Buras Fire Station;

· Davant - the Percy Griffin Community Center;

· Empire - the O'Brien Fire Station;

· Phoenix - the Phoenix Fire Station;

· Point A La Hache - the Epalh Fire/Emergency Management Services Station; and

· Port Sulphur - the District 8 Council building; Port Sulphur Community Center; Port Sulphur Fire Station; and the Port Sulphur Public Right-of-Way Maintenance Building.

According to FEMA, it has awarded more than $312 million in assistance to Louisiana related to Hurricane Isaac.

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