As Venezuela fell into darkness following an already tumultuous period of starvation and unrest, many thought things couldn't get any worse.
But they did.
So bad, in fact, that local water systems are no longer functioning, which means in addition to a lack of food and medicines, the people of socialist Venezuela are now struggling to gain access to potable water.
"I have 67 years," the director said. "Never in my life, I have seen something like this."
There have been reports of stores being looted and families scavenging for food and water anywhere they can.
The crisis was on full display at one river, where families got water despite it being polluted.
Via: ABC News
This is what it looks like when your country completely collapses and fresh water becomes a daily fight for survival: