Policy Reports

Kuwait During the Pandemic of Covid-19

von Bibi Ashour

Government Measures and the People Reaction

The researcher traces the government of Kuwait’s measures during the crisis of COVID-19 and the reaction of Kuwait’s citizens and residents to them. She argues that the government’s measures were transparent, and the Kuwaitis accepted them out of feeling of social responsibility and patriotism. She also explains the social changes in the behavior of social institutions and individuals that the crisis has brought about. She maintains that social gatherings that characterize the Kuwaiti society have been stopped and the Kuwaitis are spending less because of the closure of restaurants, entertainment facilities and shops.
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Fabian Blumberg

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Leiter des Regionalprogramms Golfstaaten

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Dr. Mohammad Yaghi

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Programm-Manager | Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

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