ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Water and Power, Raja Pervez Ashraf, Monday directed the team of experts of Federal Flood Commission (FFC) to visit all the four provinces and submit report on progress of restoration and reconstruction work done by the provinces. He said this while presiding over the inter-provincial meeting of the FFC, held here to review the post flood scenario, restoration and repair of irrigation system. The meeting was attended by secretary, adviser of the ministry, DG Met office, provincial irrigation secretaries, representatives from National Disaster Management Authority, Army Engineering Corps, Wapda, Planning Commission, Communication division and senior officials of the Federal Flood Commission. The federal minister also asked all the provinces to expedite restoration and reconstruction plans of flood-affected areas and complete the priority works before June 2011, in order to ensure safety in the coming flood season. The minister asked the provinces to mobilise all the resources to repair infrastructure, streamline the procedures. He also directed the team of experts of Federal Flood Commission to visit all the four provinces and submit a detailed report on progress of restoration and reconstruction work done by the provinces. He stressed the need for community participation in the restoration activities. He also directed that the provinces should submit their reconstruction plans well in time for further process. He asked the Wapda officials to immediately restore the telemetry system in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Earlier, the meeting was informed that Punjab, KP and Balochistan had completed immediate restoration work while Sindh would complete it within next three months. DG Met Office briefed the meeting on the flood forecasting plan and setting up of new modern system for future. Moreover, representative of NDMA informed that two radars were being set up in Badin, and Quetta, while community based disaster risk management plan was being finalised in 50 districts. However, the meeting was informed that during the floods 2010, an area of about 160,000 square kilometre which was one fifth of the country claiming about 1,985 lives, damaging 1.5 million homes, wiping out cropped area of more than 17 million acres, and a population of about 20 million had been displaced.