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Morale among expats:

Very bad to very good. The post is an emotional roller coaster, but the expat community is very open and collegial. Those who get involved in the community have more fun and find outlets for the quite real frustrations of this city and country. - Nov 24, 2012
Good if you get away from US Embassy and meet other expats. - May 21, 2012
Very low at times but, at the same time, the community is very close and we made life-long friends and had great times. - Feb 13, 2012
Poor. - Nov 13, 2011
Varies, depending on expectations, whether you are single or with a family, and your sense of humour - Aug 4, 2011
ranges from fair to "counting the days until the next trip out". - Jan 19, 2011
varies. There is a lot of whining and complaining about "the congolese" or that "there's nothing to do." People choose their morale. - Oct 16, 2010
Seems to be pretty good. - Jan 21, 2009