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How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

DPO and diplomatic pouch through the embassy. - Nov 16, 2017
Almost always through DPO. Local post is unreliable and slow. - Jan 4, 2017
DPO and Pouch mail at the Embassy. The local staff have expressed their frustration with the post office here. Everything mysteriously "disappears" if they attempt to use it. There are some companies that people can ship through, but there is a fee for that. - Jun 8, 2016
Diplomatic Post Office (DPO). - May 17, 2016
DPO or Pouch. - Aug 22, 2014
DPO. - Jan 29, 2014
Through the embassy. - Apr 25, 2013
We use a diplomatic pouch. Without that you can't count on things being delivered at all, much stealing and long delays. FedEx and DHL available but very expensive. - Jul 9, 2010
Employer. - Mar 19, 2009
We get our mail through our employer. Otherwise, I would not trust local mail services. - Mar 7, 2009
You can use the regular Zambian mail and things usually get there. DHL, etc are available. - Oct 5, 2008
You can get mail through FedEx and DHL, but be prepared for a seriously high cost. Local mail is unreliable, and prone to theft. - Aug 23, 2008