There are 16 counties within the Coastal Administration Region which is the same area as Mutual Aid Region II. Within the region there are 151 incorporated cities. The total population of all cities and counties in the Coastal region is 8,090,270.
The Coastal Region geography is vast and varied with terrain consisting of valley floor agricultural centers, watershed areas, foothill regions and into the coastal mountain range areas.
Along with such diverse terrain, each area presents with its own set of challenges and threats that affect California. Those vulnerabilities include:
• River and flash flooding
• Dam and levee failures
• Chemical hazards