Life at Post

 

Overall
Emergencies and Post Evacuations
Overseas Housing
Award Programs
Community Bulletin Boards

 

OVERALL

General Bidding Resources

Post-Specific Social Media Groups and Community Websites

OBC Post-Specific Resources
http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/c10391.htm

How to reach Community Liaison Office Coordinators (CLOs)
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c1964.htm
FLOAskCLO@state.gov

Mail & Diplomatic Pouch Services
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/162920.pdf

OBC Guide on Automobiles
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/162926.pdf

OBC Guide on Household Employees
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/162960.pdf

AAFSW Articles on Life at Post
http://www.aafsw.org/articles-advice/life-at-post/

R&R FAM Regulation
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/85113.pdf

OBC Guide Travel & Leave Benefits
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/162922.pdf

 

EMERGENCIES AND POST EVACUATION

FLO Post Evacuation
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c1991.htm

FLO Evacuation Publications & Resources
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c23176.htm

Evacuation Benefits & Allowances
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c64557.htm

OBC’s Guide on Evacuation Allowances
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/162921.pdf

AAFSW Evacuation Support
http://www.aafsw.org/activities/evacuee-support/

FSYF Youth & Family Evacuations
http://www.fsyf.org/YouthEvacuation

Contingency Planning for Single Parents and Tandem Couples with Children
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/2082.pdf

CDC’s Emergency Preparedness and Response
http://emergency.cdc.gov

Hardship Homemaking Evacuation Tips
http://hardshiphomemaking.blogspot.co.at/p/recipes.html

FLO Divorce and the Foreign Service
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/156843.pdf

AFSA Divorce Resources
http://www.afsa.org/divorce-foreign-service

AAFSW Crisis Fund — Help for Foreign Service community members in crisis (such as spousal abandonment)
E-mail <a href=”mailto:office@aafsw.org”>office@aafsw.org</a>

 

OVERSEAS HOUSING

Living Quarters Allowance
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/162921.pdf

Hardship Homemaking Decorating Tips
http://hardshiphomemaking.blogspot.tw/search/label/I%20used%20to%20have%20that%20couch%3A%20Drexel%20Hacks

Drexel Makeover & Reality – Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1662166800691563/

 

AWARD PROGRAMS

AFSA (American Foreign Service Association) awards
http://www.afsa.org/awards-and-honors

AAFSW awards
http://www.aafsw.org/services/aafsw-awards/

The Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA)
http://www.aafsw.org/services/sosa/
http://www.aafsw.org/blog/2015/11/21/aafsw-celebrates-25th-anniversary-sosa-awards/

Champions of Career Enhancement for Eligible Family Members (CCE-EFM)
http://www.aafsw.org/services/aafsw-awards/

The Eleanor Dodson Tragen Award, administered by DACOR
http://www.aafsw.org/services/aafsw-awards/
http://dacorbacon.org/

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARDS

AAFSW Classifieds and Online Housing Office
aafswclassifieds.com

AAFSW’s Livelines e-mail discussion group, also a platform for housing announcements
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/livelines/info

Trailing Houses on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/trailinghouses/

EFM Business Directory
http://efmbusiness.aafsw.org/