N'djamena - Post Report Question and Answers

What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

More dish detergent. More liquids. Otherwise, if it's dry you can generally order it by mail, although it can take a month+ to arrive. - Aug 2020


I would put more liquid items in HHE and consumables. Cooking oil, liquid cleaners, vanilla extract, chocolate syrup. Dry goods and paper products can be shipped in easily. It's the liquids and anything with a lithium battery that we have trouble getting. Bring one more UPS than you think you need. The electricity is terrible here and your UPS won't live long. It's hard/impossible to ship a UPS later. Don't bother to buy/ship any transformers. They are easy to obtain locally and can also be shipped if you decide to buy more later. - Apr 2014


Mop, broom, pool supplies (if you have one). - Nov 2006


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