ISLAMABAD (APP) - Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt Gen (r) Nadeem Ahmed Friday said technical experts would be taken on board to take any decision regarding Hunza lake to reduce possible human and material losses upto minimum level. Addressing a Press conference here, he termed rumours regarding decision of exploding the lake baseless. He said that rocks have slowed drown erosion process at the lake and now it is the time to remain patient and wait after that final decision would be taken in the light of observation of technical experts. The NDMA Chairman said almost 20 km of KaraKorum Highway (KKH) is inundated and it is not possible to access the condition of road until the water would be recedes. He said the total cost of reconstruction of affected portion of KKH is approximately US $ 100 million and it would take 2-3 years to reconstruct it. However, the concerned authorities are thinking on alternate solutions so that this important link between China and Pakistan should not suffer. He said the people displaced from Ataabad and Sarat could not be resettled in their homeland again as the village of Sarat is completely destroyed and the condition of Attaabad is not clear yet. Assessment for compensation of land would be provided to the affectees, he said. He informed that the authority is fully prepare to handle any worst situation and has taken all possible precautionary measures in this regard. Giving details of tropical cyclone 'Phet which hit Sindh and Balochistan from June 4 to 6, he said that due to early warning and taking precautionary measures well on time the cyclone caused less damage. He informed that 16 people died in Sindh among them five electrocuted and five died due to wall falling whereas only two people died in Balochistan due to wall falling. In 2007 cyclone more than 400 people were died, mostly due to falling billboard so this year on receiving cyclone warning on May 31, city administration asked to remove billboards and started evacuation of the people which protected them which resultantly less losses of life this time, he informed. He said that all the cyclone hit displaced people have been returned back at their homes besides residents of damaged houses for which local administration is conducting an assessment survey for giving them compensation. The Chairman said 200 boats were also affected for which Pakistan Navy has started search operation and 30 boats have been so far recovered, adding, Fisheries department and Pakistan Navy have started assessment of the damaged boats.