Kroo Bay

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Kroo Bay is an informal housing settlement located on the coastline in central Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. In 2009, it had an estimated population of 10,989 people.[1] Residents of Kroo Bay lack adequate access to sanitation and health services.[2] Health care workers in Kroo Bay report a high incidence of child malnutrition, which is caused by poverty and accentuated by rising global food prices.[3]

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  2. ^ Turay, G. 2008, 'A window of hope', Y Care International website, 1 August. Retrieved on 25 August 2008.
  3. ^ Gondor, A. 2008, 'Diary: Sierra Leone slum clinic', News.bbc.co.uk, 25 August. Retrieved on 25 August 2008.

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