Over the last three years, more than 1.5 million Venezuelans have left the country, fleeing hyperinflation and food and medical shortages. Some are dying in poverty, and a long way from home.

The UN refugee agency has donated construction materials for Bermudez's cemetery and it helps her transport bodies from faraway morgues.
The UN refugee agency has donated construction materials for Bermudez's cemetery and it helps her transport bodies from faraway morgues. (TRTWorld)

Many Venezuelans attempting to flee their country's economic crisis are now suffering in the countries where they are sought refuge.

Many are malnourished and in poor health. Some are dying in poverty, far from home.

And there is little the Venezuelan government can do to help them.

TRT World's Manuel Rueda has more from Colombia.

Source: TRTWorld and agencies