The 2021 multi-sector needs assessments (MSNAs) are a critical opportunity to strengthen the evidence base for effective and accountable humanitarian response plans. Humanitarian donors and responders need data on the languages and communication preferences of affected people as a basis for funding and programming decisions. At a minimum, asking one simple question on language can make a significant difference in filling this data gap: What is the main language your household speaks at home?

Read the full brief on MSNAs below or here. Also available in French.

Language questions MSNAs 2021