Derar: "We are back to our house. We are repairing the damage. Tal El Hawa is destroyed, but things will get back to normal in two or three days.
"I took a deep breath. I felt somewhat relieved. We were so stressed out when the ceasefire was unilateral, but now that both sides agreed to a ceasefire, we feel much better.
"Until now the war is not over. I still hear some shooting. The war was a turning point in my life. I realized a lot of things. I did not expect all this to happen, and I believe that there were many ways to avoid the war, and avoiding the war would have been better because the destruction is massive. I still don’t know what will happen with my university, but my worry is to let the world know about what happened in Gaza."