Alaska and Eastern Siberia suffered massive earthquake and volcanic activity inundate Anchorage, the Kamchatka and Alaskan Peninsulas and the Aleutian islands. Chemical weapons severely damage the entire region. The entire area was permanently locked in a deep freeze, with temperatures rarely rising above freezing, even during the summer months. Very few people live here, as the conditions are far too harsh. Those that do have to contend with huge mutant Polar bears and extreme snow storms and blizzards.