WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that FEMA will award $2,144,867.45 for flood mitigation efforts in Iberia Parish. The hazard mitigation grant will be used to finance the elevation of 15 repetitive loss and severe repetitive loss properties.

Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

“Today’s announcement is great news for flood prevention efforts in Iberia Parish. Investments in flood mitigation make our communities more resilient and produce long-term cost savings. I’ll continue working with our local, state, and federal partners on these efforts.”

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