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Morale among expats:

It varies. Most people agree that you need to get out of town at least every few months, even just to Italy, to relax and escape. However, people generally love living here. Family life is excellent. Morale for embassy employees is currently low because of managerial issues at work, but turnover during summer/fall 2013 is going to be huge, and an entire new community will be here. Based on the country: morale is good. Based on work: morale is not great. - May 18, 2013
I think it depends on who you ask. Home/ community morale is pretty good. Work morale is currently pretty low. - Dec 27, 2012
Good - Oct 1, 2011
Okay, a little low. American products are not here. There is not much in the way of tourist activities and it is difficult to drive as there are no real, well paved highways. Flights are limited and can be expensive, depending on where you want to go. Power goes out up to 5 times a day. Generators are included with embassy housing. Hot water is limited as hot water tanks are not that big. With that said, it is what you make it. If you like adventure and don't mind third world living, you'll be fine here. - Mar 31, 2008