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Tharawat COVID-19 Portal

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a firm grip on the global economy and our interwoven communities, business owners have to take swift, decisive action to safeguard their companies and mitigate risk.

Family businesses are well equipped for this journey, and the Tharawat Family Business Forum is here to support them all the way. 

This portal features key insights, reports, and tools to support family firms in their crisis and risk management, as well as their medium-term strategies. The page will be regularly updated with new content.

Opinion Pieces

Learn from experts on how to manage the COVID-19 crisis by responding pro-actively in your business and family.


As a service to our members, the Tharawat Team has compiled key resources, tools, checklists and other relevant information from around the world wide web.

Review Business Continuity Plans Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Risk Management Monitor

Short article focused on business continuity from a risk perspective.

A Crisis Management Toolkit for Enterprising Families

Lansberg Gersick

Expert compilation for family businesses on crisis management and risk management.

A Visual History of Pandemics

World Economic Forum

Visualization outlines of some of history’s most deadly pandemics, from the Antonine Plague to COVID-19.

Coronavirus: How to work from home, the right way


Recommendations for efficient remote working.

Discussion Forum

Insights, discussions and debates about the short, medium- and long-term economic impact of the Covid19 from the MENA and around the world