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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): FEMA has jurisdiction over the National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program, and develops and periodically updates the NEHRP provisions (NEHRP, 2003), a set of recommendations for earthquake-resistant design. That document includes provisions for masonry design. The document is published by the Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC), which operates under a contract with the National Institute of

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