The devestation in the wake of Hurricane Harvey has left residents of Houston, Texas homeless and stranded amid record level flood waters.
Volunteers and media have swamped to the catastrophe to offer assistance and cover the disaster site.
One CNN journalist was conflicted when a victim of the crisis reacted angrily to media presence at the scene of the tragedy.
The anonymous mother described a dire scene where she was living for five days without food and lights with her two children. While telling her story, the woman became enraged.
“I walked through four feet of water to get them food on the first day, yea that was a lot of sh*t,” she cried.
“Ya’ll really trying to understand with these microphones still in my face with me shivering cold, and my children wet”
You can watch the full moment below:
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