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Bangui



Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?

Bangui is a tiny post but has a lot of visits. You may experience burn out as the embassy staff is doing the work of a normal size embassy with about only 12 people at post. Every week there is a new set of visitors that require lots of attention and resources. It is a very busy post. Burnout is common. - Oct 5, 2017