FEMA individual aid hits $95 million for Isaac

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Nearly 28,000 people have received housing assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency after Hurricane Isaac.

Homeowners and renters have received $78 million for housing assistance and $17 million for other types of aid, according to FEMA.

FEMA spokesman Ray Perez provided the latest figures Monday.

The federal agency continues to review applications for assistance from the storm, which made landfall Aug. 28 and caused significant flooding in southeast Louisiana.

More than 191,000 people have registered for FEMA help.

Perez says $23 million has been approved for residents of St. John the Baptist Parish, which experienced among the most extensive flooding from Isaac.