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What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

Mid-sized. There are a lot of NGOs here too. Morale within the embassy is ok... a lot of people try to socialize outside of the embassy community as well. - Dec 13, 2017
There is a large expat community, mostly made up of people working with NGOs. People are generally really happy here. - Jan 25, 2017
Smallish Embassy - maybe 80 Americans at post? Morale varies greatly by section but like anyplace, it's all about what you make out of it. Always a good idea to make friends outside of the Embassy bubble, especially as this is a smaller post. - Apr 5, 2016
Expat community as a whole is a decent size. Get out there and meet folks! Morale is good. - Oct 16, 2014
Good size community and most people seem really happy here. - Jul 23, 2014
It is a decent size. - Sep 13, 2013
Several thousand. The Americans, Brits, Belgians, French, and Dutch are here in numbers, mostly due to development work. - May 6, 2012
Relatively large. There are a number of other diplomatic missions, as well as USAID implementing partners. Quite a few young adults involved in their NGO projects. - Apr 2, 2012
Large. Between the NGOs and faith-based organizations, there are alot of expats all over the country. - Jul 28, 2011
There are a lot of NGOs but they are all about their own business, so you have to dig around to find them and make friends outside of the embassy. They're all over the place, though. - Oct 20, 2010
Quite large, I was always surprised going and meeting people who had been there as long as I had that I never saw while I was there. - Sep 16, 2008
Americans, British, Belgiums, Germans, French, Chinese, Filipinos, Koreans, Japanese,Indians, etc...comprise the expat community (Approximately 1000-4000 expats) - Aug 9, 2008