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Morale among expats:

Pretty amazing, considering all they are facing (sandstorms, intense heat, rolling blackouts, living in the least-developed country in the world, with no cheap flights or opportunities for travel/vacations). People make the best of it by meeting up for a meal at the American Rec center (on site at the American School) or at one of the restaurants. There used to be a hash run, but now no public invites have been given after the security situation worsened. It's almost like expats realize that if they let their morale go into the crapper, then it will really suck, so everyone stays pretty positive and tries to have a good time! - Jul 7, 2013