UNICEF has warned that 16 million children are "in need of life-saving " after catastrophic flooding that has hit Bangladesh, India and Nepal. Up to a of Bangladesh is under . Around 45 million people have been affected. UNICEF said the have swept away the lives, homes, schools and ones of millions of children. It said the could still be to come as it more and the floods move .
UNICEF said it was on the working with governments. It is increasing its to respond to the needs of children and families. It said because of " damage to schools," hundreds of thousands of children may miss of school. UNICEF said children must get back to school to establish, "a of stability for children during of and…a sense of normality when everything is being turned down".