Mohammed Abu Ghama heats water for tea on a small fire under a destroyed tower of an apartment complex which he calls home and that was heavily damaged in fighting between Israel and Hamas during over 4 weeks of fighting in northern Gaza strip a few miles away from the border with Israel on August 13, 2014.
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Children in Gaza return to their homes

19 August 2014 Last updated at 13:24 BST

Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have extended an agreement to stop fighting in Gaza for a further 24 hours after holding talks in the Egyptian capital Cairo.

It means life has become a little calmer in Gaza after severe fighting during the past two months.

Children and families there are returning to their homes, as a series of ceasefires between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas, have halted the violence for now.

But many are finding their houses completely destroyed.

In a special report for Newsround, 11-year-old Riyanne and her family showed the BBC's Yolande Knell, how the fighting has affected their home.